Executive Summary

Summary
Titleperl security update
Informations
NameDSA-4347First vendor Publication2018-11-29
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2018-11-29
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the implementation of the Perl programming language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2018-18311

Jayakrishna Menon and Christophe Hauser discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in Perl_my_setenv leading to a heap-based buffer overflow with attacker-controlled input.

CVE-2018-18312

Eiichi Tsukata discovered that a crafted regular expression could cause a heap-based buffer overflow write during compilation, potentially allowing arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2018-18313

Eiichi Tsukata discovered that a crafted regular expression could cause a heap-based buffer overflow read during compilation which leads to information leak.

CVE-2018-18314

Jakub Wilk discovered that a specially crafted regular expression could lead to a heap-based buffer overflow.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 5.24.1-3+deb9u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.

For the detailed security status of perl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/perl

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4347

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
75 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
25 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Application1
Application1
Application1
Application1
Application191
Os117
Os5
Os2
Os1
Os5
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-9dbe983805.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-ca03363d57.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-01Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1601.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-30Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4347.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2018-12-30 09:21:37
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-28 17:21:28
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-08 00:21:15
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-06 00:20:44
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-30 00:18:13
  • First insertion