SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Perl (SAT Patch Number 4499)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53892

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes a bug in Perl that makes spamassassin crash and does not allow bypassing taint mode by using lc() or uc() anymore.

- CVE-2010-4777: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

- CVE-2011-1487: CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N): Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 4499.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=657625

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676086

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=684799

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4777.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1487.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53892

File Name: suse_11_perl-110506.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

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: 2011/05/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4777, CVE-2011-1487

CWE: 264