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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844677
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for perl (USN-4602-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'perl'; package(s) announced via the USN-4602-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'perl'
package(s) announced via the USN-4602-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
ManhND discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain regular
expressions. In environments where untrusted regular expressions are
evaluated, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Perl to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2020-10543)

Hugo van der Sanden and Slaven Rezic discovered that Perl incorrectly
handled certain regular expressions. In environments where untrusted
regular expressions are evaluated, a remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause Perl to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-10878)

Sergey Aleynikov discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain regular
expressions. In environments where untrusted regular expressions are
evaluated, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Perl to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2020-12723)

Affected Software/OS:
'perl' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

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-2020-10543
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-10878
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12723
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