Ubuntu 5689-1: Perl vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5689-1
October 19, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Perl could be made to by pass signature verification.

Software Description:
- perl: Practical Extraction and Report Language

Details:

It was discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain signature verification.
An remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass signature verification.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  perl                            5.34.0-3ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  perl                            5.30.0-9ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  perl                            5.26.1-6ubuntu0.6

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  perl                            5.22.1-9ubuntu0.9+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  perl                            5.18.2-2ubuntu1.7+esm4

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5689-1
  CVE-2020-16156

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.34.0-3ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.30.0-9ubuntu0.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.26.1-6ubuntu0.6

Ubuntu 5689-1: Perl vulnerability

October 19, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Perl could be made to by pass signature verification. Software Description: - perl: Practical Extraction and Report Language Details: It was discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain signature verification. An remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass signature verification.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: perl 5.34.0-3ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: perl 5.30.0-9ubuntu0.3 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: perl 5.26.1-6ubuntu0.6 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: perl 5.22.1-9ubuntu0.9+esm1 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: perl 5.18.2-2ubuntu1.7+esm4 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5689-1

CVE-2020-16156

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5689-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.34.0-3ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.30.0-9ubuntu0.3 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.26.1-6ubuntu0.6

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