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CVE-2012-5195 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Perl_repeatcpy function in util.c in Perl 5.12.x before 5.12.5, 5.14.x before 5.14.3, and 5.15.x before 15.15.5 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the 'x' string repeat operator.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/17/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10673
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10735
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/2709980d5a193ce6f3a16f0d19879a6560dcde44 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0685.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2586
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:113
http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2012/10/msg193886.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/26/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/27/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56287
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1643-1
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0352

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc0:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5195
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016