SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : Perl (SAT Patch Numbers 2833 / 2834)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50956

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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

perl Safe.pm module was affected by two problems where attackers could break out of such a safed execution (CVE-2010-1447 / CVE-2010-1168).
This update fixes this problem.

It also fixes the following bugs :

- fix tell cornercase [bnc#596167]

- fix regex memory leak [bnc#557636]

- also run h2ph on /usr/include/linux [bnc#603840]

- backport h2ph include fix from 5.12.0 [bnc#601242]

- fix segfault when using regexpes in threaded apps [bnc#588338]

- backport upstream fixes for POSIX module to avoid clashes with Fcntl [bnc#446098], [bnc#515948]

- backport upstream fix for ISA assertion failure [bnc#528423]

- move unicode files from perl-doc to perl, otherwise some perl modules will not work

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 2833 / 2834 as appropriate.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446098

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515948

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528423

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=557636

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=588338

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=596167

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=601242

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603840

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=605918

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=605928

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1168.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1447.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50956

File Name: suse_11_perl-100730.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/2/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1168, CVE-2010-1447