Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : perl-516 (cve_2013_1667_denial_of2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 80728
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :
- The rehash mechanism in Perl 5.8.2 through 5.16.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via a crafted hash key.
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 188.8.131.52.0.