MGASA-2021-0375 - Updated perl-Net-Netmask package fixes a security vulnerability

Publication date: 27 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0375.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-29424

The Net::Netmask module before 2.0000 for Perl does not properly consider
extraneous zero characters at the beginning of an IP address string, which
(in some situations) allows attackers to bypass access control that is based
on IP addresses (CVE-2021-29424).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29023
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/CBJVLXJSWN6DKSF5ADUEERI6M23R3GGP/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-29424

SRPMS:
- 8/core/perl-Net-Netmask-2.0.100-1.mga8