SuSE 10 Security Update : Perl (ZYPP Patch Number 5444)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34041


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Specially crafted regular expressions could crash perl.

Additionally problem in the CGI module was fixed that could result in an endless loop if uploads were cancelled.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5444.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34041

File Name: suse_perl-5444.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/08/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1927

CWE: 399