CVE-2007-5116

HIGH

Description

Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.

References

ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/README

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120352263023774&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/27479

http://secunia.com/advisories/27515

http://secunia.com/advisories/27531

http://secunia.com/advisories/27546

http://secunia.com/advisories/27548

http://secunia.com/advisories/27570

http://secunia.com/advisories/27613

http://secunia.com/advisories/27756

http://secunia.com/advisories/27936

http://secunia.com/advisories/28167

http://secunia.com/advisories/28368

http://secunia.com/advisories/28387

http://secunia.com/advisories/28993

http://secunia.com/advisories/29074

http://secunia.com/advisories/31208

http://securitytracker.com/id?1018899

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-31524-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231524-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1018985.1-1

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-014.htm

http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10220

http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10244

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1400

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-28.xml

http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:207

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_24_sr.html

http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.023.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0966.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1011.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483563/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483584/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26350

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-552-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3724

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4255

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0064

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0641

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=323571

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=378131

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38270

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1813

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10669

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-11-07

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH