Fedora 10 : perl-5.10.0-52.fc10 (2008-11736)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36266


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2007-4829 perl-Archive-Tar directory traversal flaws. Update of Pod::Simple with better html support.

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Update the affected perl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36266

File Name: fedora_2008-11736.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4829

FEDORA: 2008-11736

CWE: 22