OracleVM 3.2 : perl (OVMSA-2016-0076)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91752


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Do not extend allowable epoch values in Time::Local::timelocal to remove useless warning on 64-bit platforms (Resolves: rhbz#1149375)

- Fix perl segfaults with custom signal handle (Resolves:

- Reorder AnyDBM_File back-end preference (Resolves:

- Fix backslash interpolation in Locale::Maketext (Resolves: rhbz#1029016)

- Enable year 2038 for Time::Local on 64-bit platforms (Resolves: rhbz#1057047)

- 800340 - strftime memory leak perl bug (RT#73520)

- Resolves: rhbz#800340

- Fix CVE-2012-5195 heap buffer overrun at repeatcpy (Resolves: rhbz#915691)

- Fix CVE-2012-5526 newline injection due to improper CRLF escaping in Set-Cookie and P3P headers (Resolves:

- Fix CVE-2012-6329 possible arbitrary code execution via Locale::Maketext (Resolves: rhbz#915691)

- Fix CVE-2013-1667 DoS in rehashing code (Resolves:

- 848156 - Reverts code of perl-5.8.8-U32019.patch

- Resolves: rhbz#848156


Update the affected perl package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91752

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0076.nasl

Version: 2.15

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:perl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/21/2012

Exploitable With

Metasploit (TWiki MAKETEXT Remote Command Execution)

Elliot (TWiki 5.1.2 RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5195, CVE-2012-5526, CVE-2012-6329, CVE-2013-1667

BID: 56287, 56562, 56950, 58311