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Published:

15 February 2021

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.0545
                    Security update for perl-File-Path
                             15 February 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           perl-File-Path
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Modify Permissions -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6512  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1167.2
                   ESB-2017.1413

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2021/suse-su-20210449-1

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for perl-File-Path

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Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2021:0449-1
Rating:            moderate
References:
Cross-References:  CVE-2017-6512
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
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An update that fixes one vulnerability, contains two features is now available.

Description:

This update for perl-File-Path fixes the following issues:


  o Provide `File::Path` version 2.15 to SLE-12-SP5 (jsc#SLE-17088, jsc#
    ECO-3050)
  o CVE-2017-6512: fix a race condition in the `File-Path` module for Perl.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation
methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-449=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
       perl-File-Path-2.150000-8.3.1


References:

  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6512.html

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