Fedora Update for perl FEDORA-2010-11340

Published: 2010-08-16 12:28:27
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Check for the Version of perl

Affected Versions:
perl on Fedora 12

Technical Details:
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell scripting. Perl is good at handling processes and files, and is especially good at handling text. Perl's hallmarks are practicality and efficiency. While it is used to do a lot of different things, Perl's most common applications are system administration utilities and web programming. A large proportion of the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl. You need the perl Linux Distribution Package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl scripts. Install this Linux Distribution Package if you want to program in Perl or enable your system to handle Perl scripts.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1168
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1447

References:

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-August/045418.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
8.5
Published
2010-08-16
Modified
2018-01-22
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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