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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 22:00:19 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
Subject: Re: Net::Ping::External command injections


On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 05:51:27PM +0100, Matthias Weckbecker wrote:
> Hi,
> Net::Ping::External [0] is prone to command injection vulnerabilities.
> The issues are roughly 10 (!) years old [1], but the code is still being
> shipped these days (e.g. in ubuntu artful and debian stretch [2]).
> I had contacted the author of the code a few days ago, but obviously did
> not get any reaction.
> A patch is available here:

This issue has been assinged CVE-2008-7319 by MITRE.


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