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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2006.0009 -- [OpenBSD]
3.8 Erratum 001 - Patch fixes Perl vulnerability
9 January 2006
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: OpenBSD 3.8 and prior
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2005-3962
Original Bulletin: http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html
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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
Patch for OpenBSD 3.7
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