SuSE 10 Security Update : Perl (ZYPP Patch Number 7507)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57240

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VPR Score: 4.2

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7507.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57240

File Name: suse_perl-7507.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

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