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

High Nessus Plugin ID 65647


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected perl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65647

File Name: fedora_2013-3436.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/22

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1667

BID: 58311

FEDORA: 2013-3436