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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5033-1
August 09, 2021

perl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04

Summary:

Perl could be made to run arbitrary programs.

Software Description:
- perl: Practical Extraction and Report Language

Details:

It was discovered that the Perl Encode library incorrectly handled paths. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to trick the library into
executing arbitrary code from the current working directory.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  perl                            5.32.1-3ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5033-1
  CVE-2021-36770

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.32.1-3ubuntu2.1