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CVE-2010-4777 Detail

Current Description

The Perl_reg_numbered_buff_fetch function in Perl 5.10.0, 5.12.0, 5.14.0, and other versions, when running with debugging enabled, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via crafted input that is not properly handled when using certain regular expressions, as demonstrated by causing SpamAssassin and OCSInventory to crash.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=628836
http://forums.ocsinventory-ng.org/viewtopic.php?id=7215
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-05/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00025.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694166
https://listi.jpberlin.de/pipermail/postfixbuch-users/2011-February/055885.html
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=76538

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4777
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
02/10/2014