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CVE-2016-1246 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the DBD::mysql module before 4.037 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to an error message.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.perl.org/users/mike_b/2016/10/security-release---buffer-overflow-in-dbdmysql-perl-library.html Third Party Advisory Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3684 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93337 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/perl5-dbi/DBD-mysql/commit/7c164a0c86cec6ee95df1d141e67b0e85dfdefd2 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-51 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dbd-mysql_project:dbd-mysql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.036
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1246
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2017