March 9, 2001

Update to Mandrake's ePerl

Author: JT Smith

At "Several potential buffer overflows in the ePerl package have been found
by Fumitoshi Ukai and Denis Barbier. When eperl is installed setuid
root, it can switch to the UID/GID of the script's owner. Although
Linux-Mandrake does not ship the program setuid root, this is a useful
feature which some users may have activated locally on their own.
There is also the potential for a remote vulnerability as well."


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