FEDORA-2018-0050f7c0d1

security update in Fedora 26 for perl and perl-Module-CoreList

Status: stable a year ago

This release provides Perl 5.24.4 that fixes a heap buffer overflow in the pack() function and two overflows in the regular expression engine.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2018-0050f7c0d1

Comments 8

This update has been submitted for testing by ppisar.

This update has been pushed to testing.

works for me in a VM

karma: +1

no regressions noted

karma: +1

no regressions noted

karma: +1

This update has been submitted for batched by bodhi.

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

This update has been pushed to stable.


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#1547772 CVE-2018-6913 perl: heap buffer overflow in pp_pack.c
#1547779 CVE-2018-6798 perl: heap read overflow in regexec.c
#1547783 CVE-2018-6797 perl: heap write overflow in regcomp.c
#1567776 CVE-2018-6913 perl: heap buffer overflow in pp_pack.c [fedora-all]
#1567777 CVE-2018-6798 perl: heap read overflow in regexec.c [fedora-all]
#1567778 CVE-2018-6797 perl: heap write overflow in regcomp.c [fedora-all]
Test Case Perl sanity
Content Type
RPM
Status
stable
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
security
Update Severity
unspecified
Karma
+3
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush
Enabled
Dates
submitted a year ago
in testing a year ago
in stable a year ago

Related Bugs 6

00 #1547772 CVE-2018-6913 perl: heap buffer overflow in pp_pack.c
00 #1547779 CVE-2018-6798 perl: heap read overflow in regexec.c
00 #1547783 CVE-2018-6797 perl: heap write overflow in regcomp.c
00 #1567776 CVE-2018-6913 perl: heap buffer overflow in pp_pack.c [fedora-all]
00 #1567777 CVE-2018-6798 perl: heap read overflow in regexec.c [fedora-all]
00 #1567778 CVE-2018-6797 perl: heap write overflow in regcomp.c [fedora-all]

Automated Test Results

Test Cases

00 Test Case Perl sanity