Fedora 17 : perl-5.14.4-224.fc17 (2013-3673)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65772
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdate to Perl 5.14.4 Fix CVE-2013-1667 (DoS in rehashing code). Add NAME section to perl-CPAN manual pages to build whatis database properly.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected perl package.