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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53892


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


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)


Apply SAT patch number 4499.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53892

File Name: suse_11_perl-110506.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/13

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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