09 January 2006
Protect yourself against future threats.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2006.0009 -- [OpenBSD] 3.8 Erratum 001 - Patch fixes Perl vulnerability 9 January 2006 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Perl Publisher: OpenBSD Operating System: OpenBSD 3.8 and prior Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CVE-2005-3962 Ref: ESB-2005.1005 Original Bulletin: http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- 001: SECURITY FIX: January 5, 2006 All architectures A buffer overflow has been found in the Perl interpreter with the sprintf function which may be exploitable under certain conditions. A source code patch exists which remedies this problem. Patch for OpenBSD 3.8 ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.8/common/001_perl.patch Patch for OpenBSD 3.7 ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.7/common/007_perl.patch - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQCVAwUBQ8HnEyh9+71yA2DNAQKJ9wP/VES0T5bmS8pSEyYSpUnf5244FoY4w28x 7rI78ZT4yhhRf7+5shdOqFALj6lkhgCsHttk8z0rT+rDTwvbs26yyPr2PVT1E1t/ iBaSKB8/YiNO1K7PI5VP2iIP/fcVN7//Bb3JfWoesVEpc9QP0MCDuD5C5z2cNOyK x4OXhfbyxNU= =FnQh -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----