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CVE-2015-8608 Detail

Current Description

The VDir::MapPathA and VDir::MapPathW functions in Perl 5.22 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) drive letter or (2) pInName argument.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/136649/Perl-5.22-VDir-MapPathA-W-Out-Of-Bounds-Reads-Buffer-Over-Reads.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=126755 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8608
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2017