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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201909-01 ] Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:14:19
Message-Id: 1a5ad07c-45a8-03fb-7616-0eb0cc1eb84b@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201909-01
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 06, 2019
     Bugs: #653432, #670190
       ID: 201909-01

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Perl, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
==========

Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  dev-lang/perl                < 5.28.2                  >= 5.28.2

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/perl-5.28.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-18311
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18311
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-18312
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18312
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-18313
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18313
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-18314
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18314
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-6797
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6797
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-6798
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6798
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-6913
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6913

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201909-01

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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