Executive Summary

Summary
Title Perl vulnerability
Informations
Name USN-3478-2 First vendor Publication 2017-11-13
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2017-11-13
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Perl could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description: - perl: Practical Extraction and Report Language

Details:

USN-3478-1 fixed two vulnerabilities in Perl. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

テつ Jakub Wilk discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain regular テつ expressions. An attacker could use this issue to cause Perl to crash, テつ resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. テつ (CVE-2017-12883)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ perlテつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 5.14.2-6ubuntu2.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: テつ https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3478-2 テつ https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3478-1 テつ CVE-2017-12883

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3478-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 408

Nessusツョ Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0037.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-01-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-7ae07e9f1f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-27 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-1304.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-27 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-3092-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-14 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-3478-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-18 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-2008fdd7e2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-89492f7161.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-09-25 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_d9e82328a12911e7987e4f174049b30a.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-09-22 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3982.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2017-11-13 21:22:59
  • First insertion