Fedora 16 : perl-5.14.3-205.fc16 (2013-0633)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64085


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix Locale::Maketext vulnerability allowing to cross-call functions from message catalogs (CVE-2012-6329).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected perl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64085

File Name: fedora_2013-0633.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Updated: 2019/09/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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: 2013/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/01/04

Exploitable With

Metasploit (TWiki MAKETEXT Remote Command Execution)

Elliot (Foswiki 1.1.5 RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6329

BID: 56950

FEDORA: 2013-0633