Scientific Linux Security Update : perl on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60421
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in Perl's regular expression engine. A specially crafted regular expression with Unicode characters could trigger a buffer overflow, causing Perl to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Perl. (CVE-2008-1927)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.