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CVE-2010-4777 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  02/10/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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=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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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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Change History

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Quick Info

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