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From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2007 09:19:54 -0500
rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0232-1
Products: rPath Linux 1
Exposure Level Classification:
Local System User Deterministic Weakness
perl=conary.rpath.com () rpl:1/5.8.7-8.2-1
rPath Issue Tracking System:
Previous versions of the perl package contain weaknesses when evaluating
If a system is serving a perl-based web application that evaluates
remote input as a regular expression, an attacker may be be able to
exploit these weaknesses to execute arbitrary, attacker-provided code on
the system, potentially elevating this to a remote, deterministic
unauthorized access vulnerability.
In its default configuration, rPath Linux 1 does not enable any
perl-based web applications and is thus not vulnerable to this potential
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- rPSA-2007-0232-1 perl rPath Update Announcements (Nov 06)