Fedora 18 : perl-5.16.2-240.fc18 (2013-3436)

high Nessus Plugin ID 65647
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix CVE-2013-1667 (DoS in rehashing code).

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.

Solution

Update the affected perl package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912276

http://www.nessus.org/u?e2c59b1a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65647

File Name: fedora_2013-3436.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/22/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1667

BID: 58311

FEDORA: 2013-3436