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CVE-2005-3962 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the format string functionality (Perl_sv_vcatpvfn) in Perl 5.9.2 and 5.8.6 Perl allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers with large values, which causes an integer wrap and leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using format string vulnerabilities in Perl applications.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.7/common/007_perl.patch
ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/3.8/common/001_perl.patch
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060101-01-U
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=001056
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=113342788118630&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102192-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-081.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-943
http://www.dyadsecurity.com/perl-0002.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200512-01.xml
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/948385 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:225
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_29_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_71_perl.html
http://www.openbsd.org/errata37.html#perl
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2005.025-perl.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-880.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-881.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/418333/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438726/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15629
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0070
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2688
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0771
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2613 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10598
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1074
https://usn.ubuntu.com/222-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-February/msg00008.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3962
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018