openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-SU-2011:1278-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75707

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of Perl fixes a heap based buffer overflow in the decode_xs() function (CVE-2011-2939, bnc#728662).

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728662

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-11/msg00026.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75707

File Name: suse_11_3_perl-111122.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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: 2011/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2939