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Perl Locale::Maketext Module Two Code Injection Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-12-07    Last Update:  2013-08-29    Views:  1,640

Secunia Advisory SA51498

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Locale::Maketext module for Perl, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the module.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to the "_compile()" function not properly sanitising input, which can be exploited to inject and execute arbitrary Perl code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 1.23.


Solution:
Update to version 1.23.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Brian Carlson of cPanel

Original Advisory:
Locale-Maketext Changelog:
http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/TODDR/Locale-Maketext-1.23/ChangeLog

Debian Bug #695224:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=695224

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