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

high Nessus Plugin ID 46878

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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in Path.pm and Safe.pm 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46878

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-116.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 6/14/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2010

Reference Information

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

BID: 12767, 40302, 40305

MDVSA: 2010:116

CWE: 362