openSUSE Security Update : perl (perl-482)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40295


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This perl update fixes a race condition in rmtree. (CVE-2008-5302)


Update the affected perl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40295

File Name: suse_11_1_perl-090128.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5302

CWE: 362