Fedora 7 : perl-5.8.8-29.fc7 (2008-3399)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32105

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Tue Apr 29 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-29

- CVE-2008-1927 buffer overflow, when unicode character is used.

- Thu Jan 31 2008 Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-28

- create /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/auto and own it in base perl (resolves bugzilla 214580)

- Mon Nov 26 2007 Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-27

- break dep loop, fix bugzilla 397881

- Mon Nov 12 2007 Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-26

- fix for CVE-2007-5116

- Thu Oct 25 2007 Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-25

- patch from perl bug 24254, fix for RH bz 114271

- Mon Oct 1 2007 Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-24

- update DB_File to 1.815

- Sat Aug 18 2007 Stepan Kasal <skasal at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-23

- Remove unnnecessary parens from the License tags.

- Sat Aug 18 2007 Stepan Kasal <skasal at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-22

- Fix the License: tags.

- Fri Aug 17 2007 Stepan Kasal <skasal at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-21

- Apply patch to skip hostname tests, since hostname lookup isn't available in Fedora buildroots by design.

- Fri Aug 17 2007 Stepan Kasal <skasal at redhat.com> - 4:5.8.8-20

- perl rpm requires the corresponding version of perl-libs rpm

- Resolves: rhbz#240540

- Fri Jun 22 2007 Robin Norwood <rnorwood at redhat.com>
- 4:5.8.8-19

- Resolves: rhbz#196836

- Apply upstream patch #28775, which fixes an issue where reblessing overloaded objects incurs significant performance penalty

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected perl package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443928

http://www.nessus.org/u?2cb594bb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32105

File Name: fedora_2008-3399.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/01

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1927

BID: 28928

FEDORA: 2008-3399

CWE: 399