USN-3834-2: Perl vulnerabilities
3 December 2018
Several security issues were fixed in Perl.
- perl - Practical Extraction and Report Language
USN-3834-1 fixed a vulnerability in perl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Jayakrishna Menon discovered that Perl incorrectly handled Perl_my_setenv.
An attacker could use this issue to cause Perl to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-18311)
Eiichi Tsukata discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain regular
expressions. An attacker could use this issue to cause Perl to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18313)
- USN-3834-1: 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