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USN-2099-1: Perl vulnerability

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USN-2099-1: Perl vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/08/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The _compile function in Maketext.pm in the Locale::Maketext implementation in Perl before 5.17.7 does not properly handle backslashes and fully qualified method names during compilation of bracket notation, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via crafted input to an application that accepts translation strings from users, as demonstrated by the TWiki application before 5.1.3, and the Foswiki application 1.0.x through 1.0.10 and 1.1.x through 1.1.6.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl-modules

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl-modules

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