openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2016-1086)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93583

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for Perl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6185: Xsloader looking at a '(eval)' directory.
(bsc#988311)

- CVE-2016-1238: Searching current directory for optional modules. (bsc#987887)

- CVE-2015-8853: Regular expression engine hanging on bad utf8. (bsc)

- CVE-2016-2381: Environment dup handling bug.
(bsc#967082)

- 'Insecure dependency in require' error in taint mode.
(bsc#984906)

- Memory leak in 'use utf8' handling. (bsc#928292)

- Missing lock prototype to the debugger. (bsc#932894)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=928292

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932894

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=967082

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984906

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=987887

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=988311

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93583

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1086.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/19

Updated: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8853, CVE-2016-1238, CVE-2016-2381, CVE-2016-6185