Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title perl security update
Informations
Name DSA-4172 First vendor Publication 2018-04-14
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2018-04-14
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None 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-2018-6797

Brian Carpenter reported that a crafted regular expression could cause a heap buffer write overflow, with control over the bytes written.

CVE-2018-6798

Nguyen Duc Manh reported that matching a crafted locale dependent regular expression could cause a heap buffer read overflow and potentially information disclosure.

CVE-2018-6913

GwanYeong Kim reported that 'pack()' could cause a heap buffer write overflow with a large item count.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.20.2-3+deb8u10. The oldstable distribution (jessie) update contains only a fix for CVE-2018-6913.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 5.24.1-3+deb9u3.

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-4172

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
67 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 408
Os 4
Os 3
Os 6
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-d1ba58394e.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-31 Name : The remote host is missing a macOS or Mac OS X security update that fixes mul...
File : macosx_SecUpd2018-005.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0167.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-24 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0050.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-17 Name : The remote host is missing a macOS update that fixes multiple security vulner...
File : macos_10_13_6.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-17 Name : The remote host is missing a macOS or Mac OS X security update that fixes mul...
File : macosx_SecUpd2018-004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-26 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2018-0050f7c0d1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-23 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2018-1c8b49fbc7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-16 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1345.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-16 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-16 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_41c96ffd29a64dcc9a8865f5038fa6eb.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2018-05-21 21:21:57
  • Multiple Updates
2018-04-18 00:21:31
  • Multiple Updates
2018-04-14 21:19:34
  • First insertion