Fedora 14 : perl-5.12.4-147.fc14 (2011-13874)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes security bug in Digest object constructor (CVE-2011-3597)= and in decoding Unicode string by interpreter (CVE-2011-2939).
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Solution

Update the affected perl package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=731246

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=743010

http://www.nessus.org/u?2b7b2232

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56696

File Name: fedora_2011-13874.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/3/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2939, CVE-2011-3597

BID: 49858, 49911

FEDORA: 2011-13874