Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl (MDVSA-2010:116)

High Nessus Plugin ID 46878


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in and which could lead to escalated privilegies (CVE-2008-5302, CVE-2008-5303, CVE-2010-1168, CVE-2010-1447). The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46878

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-116.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/06/14

Modified: 2016/04/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-suid, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5302, CVE-2008-5303, CVE-2010-1168, CVE-2010-1447

BID: 12767, 40302, 40305

OSVDB: 50446, 64756, 65683

MDVSA: 2010:116

CWE: 362