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Secunia Security Advisory 51498

Secunia Security Advisory 51498
Posted Dec 7, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Locale::Maketext module for Perl, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise an application using the module.

tags | advisory, perl, vulnerability
MD5 | 460b2f7bdc29dc022650651e0b501551

Secunia Security Advisory 51498

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TITLE:
Perl Locale::Maketext Module Two Code Injection Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51498

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51498/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51498

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51498/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51498/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
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* Approve Distribution
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51498

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Locale::Maketext module for
Perl, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise an
application using the module.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to the "_compile()" function not
properly sanitising input, which can be exploited to inject and
execute arbitrary Perl code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in version 1.23. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the GIT repository:

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Brian Carlson of cPanel

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=695224

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
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