MDKSA-2006:022 : perl-Convert-UUlib

High Nessus Plugin ID 20816


The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related patches.


A buffer overflow was discovered in the perl Convert::UUlib module in versions prior to 1.051, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed parameter to a read operation.

This update provides version 1.051 which is not vulnerable to this flaw.


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20816

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/01/29

Modified: 2012/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mandriva:linux

Required KB Items: Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1349

OSVDB: 31791