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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.841704
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for perl USN-2099-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'perl'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'perl'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that Perl's Locale::Maketext module
incorrectly handled backslashes and fully qualified method names. An attacker
could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code when an application used
untrusted templates.

Affected Software/OS:
perl on Ubuntu 12.10,
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6329
BugTraq ID: 56950
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56950
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:113
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=884354
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=30219695
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/11/4
http://code.activestate.com/lists/perl5-porters/187763/
http://code.activestate.com/lists/perl5-porters/187746/
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0685
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0685.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2099-1
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