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<glsa id="201401-11">
<title>Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities </title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Perl and
Locale::Maketext Perl module, the worst of which could allow a
context-dependent attacker to execute arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">perl</product>
<announced>January 19, 2014</announced>
<revised>January 19, 2014: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="dev-lang/perl" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.16.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.16.3</vulnerable>
<package name="perl-core/locale-maketext" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.230.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.230.0</vulnerable>
<p>Perl is Larry Wall’s Practical Extraction and Report Language.
Locale::Maketext is a Perl module - framework for localization.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl and
Locale::Maketext Perl module. Please review the CVE identifiers
referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-lang/perl-5.16.3"
<p>All Locale::Maketext users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2728</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2939</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-5195
<uri link="">CVE-2013-1667</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:48:00 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:14:53 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>