Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1601-1 perl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Nov 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-18311.
- More information:
Jayakrishna Menon and Christophe Hauser discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in Perl_my_setenv leading to a heap-based buffer overflow with attacker-controlled input.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.20.2-3+deb8u12.
We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS