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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-6185): Perl vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-6185): Perl vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/25/2018
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The XSLoader::load method in XSLoader in Perl does not properly locate .so files when called in a string eval, which might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse library under the current working directory.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl

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