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USN-5689-2: Perl vulnerability

28 November 2022

Perl could be made to by pass signature verification.

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Releases

Packages

  • perl - Practical Extraction and Report Language

Details

USN-5689-1 fixed a vulnerability in Perl.
This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 22.10.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain signature verification.
An remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass signature verification.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-5689-1: perl-debug, perl, libperl5.34, perl-modules-5.22, perl-modules-5.26, libperl-dev, perl-modules, libperl5.18, perl-modules-5.30, perl-modules-5.34, libperl5.26, libperl5.22, libcgi-fast-perl, libperl5.30, perl-doc, perl-base