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Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:14:00 +0200
Subject: [ MDVSA-2015:136 ] perl

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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2015:136

 Package : perl
 Date    : March 29, 2015
 Affected: Business Server 2.0

 Problem Description:

 Updated perl package fixes security vulnerability:
 The Dumper method in Data::Dumper before 2.154, as used in Perl 5.20.1
 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of
 service (stack consumption and crash) via an Array-Reference with many
 nested Array-References, which triggers a large number of recursive
 calls to the DD_dump function (CVE-2014-4330).
 Also, the Text::Wrap version provided in perl contains a bug that can
 lead to a code path that shouldn&#039;t be hit. This can lead to crashes
 in other software, such as Bugzilla.
 The Text::Wrap module bundled with Perl has been patched and the
 Data::Dumper module bundled with Perl has been updated to fix these


 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 2/X86_64:
 ad6ebe7e5f8290c6c89508c41d5a85e8  mbs2/x86_64/perl-5.18.1-5.1.mbs2.x86_64.rpm
 c3d5a28dd7d7d8d361fd39b635f11887  mbs2/x86_64/perl-base-5.18.1-5.1.mbs2.x86_64.rpm
 9ac3d8166eda134e3ea3d08ebdec1754  mbs2/x86_64/perl-devel-5.18.1-5.1.mbs2.x86_64.rpm
 ee9cb33c6d571d0c89c38835ceb292fd  mbs2/x86_64/perl-doc-5.18.1-5.1.mbs2.noarch.rpm 
 9991fca1f7669cf7518928625e3a26de  mbs2/SRPMS/perl-5.18.1-5.1.mbs2.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

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 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)


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