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CVE-2008-1927 Detail

Description

Double free vulnerability in Perl 5.8.8 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via a crafted regular expression containing UTF8 characters. NOTE: this issue might only be present on certain operating systems.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/24/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=454792
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=48156
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-317.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-361.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1556
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-17.xml
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:100
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0522.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0532.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500210/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28928
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020253
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0013.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2265/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2361
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2424
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41996
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10579
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00601.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00607.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10579
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10579

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1927
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018