Upgrading json to latest?

What are the steps needed to upgrade json to the latest version? We are running OTRS, and they have recommended that we upgrade json to the latest version (3.* .. )

Installed Packages
Name        : perl-JSON
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 2.15
Release     : 5.el6
Size        : 268 k
Repo        : installed
From repo   : base
Summary     : Parse and convert to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation)
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/JSON/
License     : GPL+ or Artistic
Description : This module converts between JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and Perl
            : data structure into each other. For JSON, see http://www.crockford.com/JSON/.

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Is this done through cpan?

Running..

CentOS release 6.3 (Final)

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meade470Asked:
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FishMongerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Sorry, that was due to a typo on my part.  Instead of the underscore, it should be 2 colons.

cpan JSON::XS
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FishMongerCommented:
The latest (newest) version of the perl JSON module is 2.90 (Oct 2013).  Since you referred to v 3.*, I'll assume you want the JSON_XS module v3.01 which was also release in Oct 2013.

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JSON_XS

Fedora (i.e., CentOS) is always years behind in their releases.  So, you could install the latest version via the cpan tool.
e.g.,
[root@099-91-RKB-2 ~]# cpan JSON_XS
CPAN: Storable loaded ok
Going to read /home/rkb/.cpan/Metadata
  Database was generated on Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:17:02 GMT
CPAN: LWP::UserAgent loaded ok
Fetching with LWP:
  http://cpan.schatt.com/authors/01mailrc.txt.gz
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meade470Author Commented:
Thanks for the response, but it shows no matching identifier:

none found
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meade470Author Commented:
Thanks! I think that was it!
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