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CVE-2010-1158 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the regular expression engine in Perl 5.8.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) by matching a crafted regular expression against a long string.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/20/2010

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 (04/22/2010)

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=313565 Exploit
http://perldoc.perl.org/perl5100delta.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/04/08/9
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/04/14/3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=580605

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1158
NVD Published Date:
04/20/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/23/2013