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openSUSE-SU-2011:1278-1: moderate: perl: decode_xs heap-based buffer overflow
openSUSE Security Update: perl: decode_xs heap-based buffer overflow
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:1278-1
Rating: moderate
References: #728662
Cross-References: CVE-2011-2939
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update of Perl fixes a heap based buffer overflow in
the decode_xs() function (CVE-2011-2939, bnc#728662).


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch perl-5471

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch perl-5471

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

perl-5.12.3-11.18.1
perl-base-5.12.3-11.18.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

perl-32bit-5.12.3-11.18.1
perl-base-32bit-5.12.3-11.18.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

perl-doc-5.12.3-11.18.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

perl-5.12.1-2.7.1
perl-base-5.12.1-2.7.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):

perl-32bit-5.12.1-2.7.1
perl-base-32bit-5.12.1-2.7.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):

perl-doc-5.12.1-2.7.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2939.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/728662


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