ESB-2018.1739 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Debian] perl: Modify arbitrary files - Remote with user interaction 2018-06-12

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                               ESB-2018.1739
                           perl security update
                               12 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           perl
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12015  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4226

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running perl check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4226-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 12, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-12015
Debian Bug     : 900834

Jakub Wilk discovered a directory traversal flaw in the Archive::Tar
module, allowing an attacker to overwrite any file writable by the
extracting user via a specially crafted tar archive.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 5.20.2-3+deb8u11.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.24.1-3+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.

For the detailed security status of perl please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/perl

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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