Debian Security Advisory DSA 1678-2 (perl)

Published: 2008-12-29 21:42:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
The perl update in DSA-1678-1 contains a regression which is triggered by some Perl scripts which have changed into the directory tree removed by File::Path::rmtree. In particular, this happens if File::Temp::tempdir is used. This new update corrects this regression. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.8.8-7etch6. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your perl Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to perl announced via advisory DSA 1678-2.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score

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