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CVE-2009-3626 Detail

Description

Perl 5.10.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a UTF-8 character with a large, invalid codepoint, which is not properly handled during a regular-expression match.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/29/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3626
Original release date:
10/29/2009
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/30/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of perl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/0abd0d78a73da1c4d13b1c700526b7e5d03b32d4 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/0abd0d78a73da1c4d13b1c700526b7e5d03b32d4
http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=69973 External Source CONFIRM http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=69973
http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Attachment/617489/295383/ External Source MISC http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Attachment/617489/295383/
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023077 External Source SECTRACK 1023077
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/23/8 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20091023 CVE-2009-3626 assigment notification - Perl - perl-5.10.1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36812 External Source BID 36812
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3023 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3023
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53939 External Source XF perl-utf8-expressions-dos(53939)
https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6225 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6225

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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