SUSE-SU-2018:2447-1: important: Security update for perl

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Mon Aug 20 07:07:36 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for perl

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2447-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1068565 #1082216 #1082233 #1082234 #1096718 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-12015 CVE-2018-6797 CVE-2018-6798
Affected Products:
                    SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

   An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one
   errata is now available.


   This update for perl fixes the following issues:

   These security issue were fixed:

   - CVE-2018-6913: Fixed space calculation issues in pp_pack.c (bsc#1082216).
   - CVE-2018-6798: Fixed heap buffer overflow in regexec.c (bsc#1082233).
   - CVE-2018-6797: Fixed sharp-s regexp overflow (bsc#1082234).
   - CVE-2018-12015: The Archive::Tar module allowed remote attackers to
     bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism and overwrite
     arbitrary files (bsc#1096718)

   This non-security issue was fixed:

   - fix debugger crash in tab completion with Term::ReadLine::Gnu

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:

      To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard.
      It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger
      updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):



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