SuSE 10 Security Update : Perl (ZYPP Patch Number 8479)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65249


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


This update of Perl 5 fixes the following security issues :

- fix rehash DoS [bnc#804415] [CVE-2013-1667]

- improve CGI crlf escaping [bnc#789994] [CVE-2012-5526]

- fix glob denial of service [bnc#796014] [CVE-2011-2728]

- sanitize input in [bnc#797060] [CVE-2012-6329]

- make getgrent work with long group entries [bnc#788388]


Apply ZYPP patch number 8479.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65249

File Name: suse_perl-8479.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/13

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/02

Exploitable With

Metasploit (TWiki MAKETEXT Remote Command Execution)

Elliot (TWiki 5.1.2 RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2728, CVE-2012-5526, CVE-2012-6329, CVE-2013-1667