Security update for perl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for perl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2246-1
Rating: moderate
References: #929027 #967082 #987887 #988311
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

  • An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:


    This update for perl fixes the following issues:

    - CVE-2016-6185: xsloader looking at a "(eval)" directory [bsc#988311]

    - CVE-2016-1238: searching current directory for optional modules
    [bsc#987887]

    - CVE-2015-8853: regex engine hanging on bad utf8 [bnc976584]

    - CVE-2016-2381: environment dup handling bug [bsc#967082]

    - perl panic with utf8_mg_pos_cache_update [bsc#929027]

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-perl-12729=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-perl-12729=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-perl-12729=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • perl-base-32bit-5.10.0-64.80.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • perl-5.10.0-64.80.1
      • perl-Module-Build-0.2808.01-0.80.1
      • perl-Test-Simple-0.72-0.80.1
      • perl-base-5.10.0-64.80.1
      • perl-doc-5.10.0-64.80.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • perl-32bit-5.10.0-64.80.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):
      • perl-x86-5.10.0-64.80.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • perl-debuginfo-5.10.0-64.80.1
      • perl-debugsource-5.10.0-64.80.1

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