USN-1770-1: Perl vulnerability
19 March 2013
Perl could be made to stop responding if it received specially crafted input.
- perl - Practical Extraction and Report Language
Yves Orton discovered that Perl incorrectly handled hashing when using
user-provided hash keys. An attacker could use this flaw to perform a
denial of service attack against software written in Perl.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.