Security update for perl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for perl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2447-1
Rating: important
References: #1068565 #1082216 #1082233 #1082234 #1096718
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

  • An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.


    This update for perl fixes the following issues:

    These security issue were fixed:

    - CVE-2018-6913: Fixed space calculation issues in pp_pack.c (bsc#1082216).
    - CVE-2018-6798: Fixed heap buffer overflow in regexec.c (bsc#1082233).
    - CVE-2018-6797: Fixed sharp-s regexp overflow (bsc#1082234).
    - CVE-2018-12015: The Archive::Tar module allowed remote attackers to
    bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism and overwrite
    arbitrary files (bsc#1096718)

    This non-security issue was fixed:

    - fix debugger crash in tab completion with Term::ReadLine::Gnu

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
      To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

    Package List:

    • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
      • perl-5.18.2-12.17.1
      • perl-base-5.18.2-12.17.1
      • perl-base-debuginfo-5.18.2-12.17.1
      • perl-debuginfo-5.18.2-12.17.1
      • perl-debugsource-5.18.2-12.17.1