SUSE-SU-2021:0449-1: moderate: Security update for perl-File-Path

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Fri Feb 12 14:30:18 UTC 2021

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for perl-File-Path

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2021:0449-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         ECO-3050 SLE-17088 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-6512
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2017-6512 (NVD) : 5.9 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
                    CVE-2017-6512 (SUSE): 5.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that fixes one vulnerability, contains two
   features is now available.


   This update for perl-File-Path fixes the following issues:

   - Provide `File::Path` version 2.15 to SLE-12-SP5 (jsc#SLE-17088,
   - CVE-2017-6512: fix a race condition in the `File-Path` module for Perl.

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-449=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):



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