[USN-5033-1] Perl vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5033-1 August 09, 2021
perl vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.04
Summary:
Perl could be made to run arbitrary programs.
Software Description: – perl: Practical Extraction and Report Language
Details:
It was discovered that the Perl Encode library incorrectly handled paths. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to trick the library into executing arbitrary code from the current working directory.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 21.04: perl 5.32.1-3ubuntu2.1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5033-1 CVE-2021-36770
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/perl/5.32.1-3ubuntu2.1