openSUSE Security Update : perl-DBI (openSUSE-2020-2051)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143355
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for perl-DBI fixes the following issues :

- DBD::File drivers could open files from folders other than those specifically passed via the f_dir attribute in the data source name (DSN). [bsc#1176492, CVE-2014-10401, CVE-2014-10402]

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


Update the affected perl-DBI packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143355

File Name: openSUSE-2020-2051.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 12/2/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBI, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBI-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBI-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-10401, CVE-2014-10402