Fedora 17 : perl-5.14.3-221.fc17 (2013-1836)
High Nessus Plugin ID 64673
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFix double-free when loading Digest::SHA object representing the intermediate SHA state from a file (RT#82655)
The following command should be run without any errors.
perl -MDigest::SHA -e 'my $d = Digest::SHA->new(256); $d->load('x');' Fix Locale::Maketext vulnerability allowing to cross-call functions from message catalogs (CVE-2012-6329).
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SolutionUpdate the affected perl package.