SuSE 10 Security Update : Perl (ZYPP Patch Number 7508)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53894


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a bug in perl that allowed bypassing taint mode by using lc() or uc(). 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 ZYPP patch number 7508.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53894

File Name: suse_perl-7508.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/13

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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-2011-1487

CWE: 264