openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-SU-2011:0479-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75706


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a bug in perl that makes spamassassin crash and does not allow bypassing taint mode by using lc() or uc() anymore.

- CVE-2010-4777: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

- CVE-2011-1487: CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N): Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)


Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75706

File Name: suse_11_3_perl-110506.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2017/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4777, CVE-2011-1487

OSVDB: 74745, 75047