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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1601-1] perl security update)
Summary:Jayakrishna Menon and Christophe Hauser discovered an integer;overflow vulnerability in Perl_my_setenv leading to a heap-based;buffer overflow with attacker-controlled input.
Jayakrishna Menon and Christophe Hauser discovered an integer
overflow vulnerability in Perl_my_setenv leading to a heap-based
buffer overflow with attacker-controlled input.

Vulnerability Insight:
Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over
20 years of development. Perl 5 runs on over 100 platforms from
portables to mainframes. Perl is suitable for both rapid prototyping
and large scale development projects.

Affected Software/OS:
perl on Debian Linux

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18311
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