Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1345-1 perl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
14 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-6913.
More information:

GwanYeong Kim reported that 'pack()' could cause a heap buffer write overflow with a large item count.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.14.2-21+deb7u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.

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