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CentOS: Security Advisory for perl (CESA-2021:0343)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'perl' package(s) announced via the CESA-2021:0343 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Perl is a high-level programming language that is commonly used for system administration utilities and web programming. Security Fix(es): * perl: heap-based buffer overflow in regular expression compiler leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10543) * perl: corruption of intermediate language state of compiled regular expression due to integer overflow leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10878) * perl: corruption of intermediate language state of compiled regular expression due to recursive S_study_chunk() calls leads to DoS (CVE-2020-12723) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'perl' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)