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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
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2009

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

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
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/0abd0d78a73da1c4d13b1c700526b7e5d03b32d4 Patch
http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=69973
http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Attachment/617489/295383/
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023077
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/23/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36812
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3023 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53939
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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3626
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017