Fedora 18 Update: perl-5.16.3-241.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-03-27 19:43:04

Name        : perl
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 5.16.3
Release     : 241.fc18
URL         : http://www.perl.org/
Summary     : Practical Extraction and Report Language
Description :
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell
scripting.  Perl is good at handling processes and files, and is especially
good at handling text.  Perl's hallmarks are practicality and efficiency.
While it is used to do a lot of different things, Perl's most common
applications are system administration utilities and web programming.  A large
proportion of the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl.  You need the
perl package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl

Install this package if you want to program in Perl or enable your system to
handle Perl scripts.

Update Information:

Memory leak in UTF-8 encoding code in Encode module has been fixed. Module::CoreList has been updated to version 2.76_02, XS::APItest has been updated to version 0.39.

* Wed Mar 27 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.3-241
- 5.16.3 bump (see <http://search.cpan.org/dist/perl-5.16.3/pod/perldelta.pod>
  for release notes)
* Tue Mar  5 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.2-240
- Fix CVE-2013-1667 (DoS in rehashing code) (bug #918008)
* Mon Feb 18 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.2-239
- Add NAME headings to CPAN modules (bug #908113)
* Thu Feb  7 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.2-238
- Obsolete perl-ExtUtils-Typemaps by perl-ExtUtils-ParseXS (bug #891952)
* Fri Jan 11 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.2-237
- Fix CVE-2012-6329 (misparsing of maketext strings) (bug #884354)
* Thu Jan 10 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.16.2-236
- Do not package App::Cpan(3pm) to perl-Test-Harness (bug #893768)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update perl' at the command line.
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