GLSA-201401-11 : Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 72033

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-11 (Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl and Locale::Maketext Perl module. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/perl-5.16.3' All Locale::Maketext users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=perl-core/locale-maketext-1.230.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201401-11

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72033

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-11.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/20

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:locale-maketext, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:perl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2728, CVE-2011-2939, CVE-2012-5195, CVE-2013-1667

BID: 49858, 56287, 58311

GLSA: 201401-11