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<title>Perl, Perl Locale-Maketext module: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Perl
Locale-Maketext module, allowing remote attackers to inject and execute
arbitrary Perl code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Locale-Maketext</product>
<announced>October 12, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 29, 2014: 2</revised>
<bug>446376</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="perl-core/Locale-Maketext" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.230.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.230.0</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="dev-lang/perl" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.17.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.17.7</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Locale-Maketext - Perl framework for localization</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Locale-Maketext module for
Perl, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise an
application using the module.
</p>
<p>The vulnerabilities are caused due to the “_compile()” function not
properly sanitising input, which can be exploited to inject and execute
arbitrary Perl code.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All users of the Locale-Maketext module should upgrade to the latest
version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
"&gt;=perl-core/Locale-Maketext-1.230.0"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6329">CVE-2012-6329</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 01 Jan 2013 20:38:14 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:02:06 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
</glsa>