USN-3684-2: Perl vulnerability
13 June 2018
Perl could be made to overwrite arbitrary files if it received a specially crafted archive file.
- perl - Practical Extraction and Report Language
USN-3684-1 fixed a vulnerability in perl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain archive files.
An attacker could possibly use this to overwrite arbitrary files.
- USN-3684-1: perl-doc, perl-base, perl-modules-5.22, libperl5.22, perl-debug, libcgi-fast-perl, libperl-dev, perl, perl-modules, perl-modules-5.26, libperl5.18, libperl5.26