Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29021
DSA-2641-2 -- perl -- rehashing flaw  

Yves Orton discovered a flaw in the rehashing code of Perl. This flaw could be exploited to carry out a denial of service attack against code that uses arbitrary user input as hash keys. Specifically an attacker could create a set of keys of a hash causing a denial of service via memory exhaustion.
Create Date: 2015-06-29 Last Update Date: 2015-08-17

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
  • Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
  • libapache2-mod-perl2
  • perl

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian 6.0 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12959
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages match section
IF : perl is earlier than 0:5.10.1-17squeeze6
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  perl is earlier than 0:5.10.1-17squeeze6 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package perl package information
perl
RPM Version less than 0:5.10.1-17squeeze6 (datatype=evr_string)
version is earlier than 0:5.10.1-17squeeze6 linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : libapache2-mod-perl2 is earlier than 0:2.0.4-7+squeeze1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  libapache2-mod-perl2 is earlier than 0:2.0.4-7+squeeze1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package libapache2-mod-perl2 package information
libapache2-mod-perl2
RPM Version less than 0:2.0.4-7+squeeze1 (datatype=evr_string)
version is earlier than 0:2.0.4-7+squeeze1 linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true GNU/Linux or GNU/kFreeBSD kernel
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24698
Debian GNU/Linux is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24894

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