openSUSE 10 Security Update : perl (perl-4675)

high Nessus Plugin ID 28286

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes a buffer overflow in perl's regex engine.
(CVE-2007-5116)

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28286

File Name: suse_perl-4675.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/20/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5116

CWE: 119