openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2020-850)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138697

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for perl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2020-10543: Fixed a heap buffer overflow in regular expression compiler which could have allowed overwriting of allocated memory with attacker's data (bsc#1171863).

- CVE-2020-10878: Fixed multiple integer overflows which could have allowed the insertion of instructions into the compiled form of Perl regular expression (bsc#1171864).

- CVE-2020-12723: Fixed an attacker's corruption of the intermediate language state of a compiled regular expression (bsc#1171866).

- Fixed a bad warning in features.ph (bsc#1172348).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1171863

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1171864

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1171866

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1172348

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138697

File Name: openSUSE-2020-850.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 7/22/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10543, CVE-2020-10878, CVE-2020-12723