CVE-2008-1927

MEDIUM

Description

Double free vulnerability in Perl 5.8.8 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via a crafted regular expression containing UTF8 characters. NOTE: this issue might only be present on certain operating systems.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=454792

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html

http://osvdb.org/44588

http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=48156

http://secunia.com/advisories/29948

http://secunia.com/advisories/30025

http://secunia.com/advisories/30326

http://secunia.com/advisories/30624

http://secunia.com/advisories/31208

http://secunia.com/advisories/31328

http://secunia.com/advisories/31467

http://secunia.com/advisories/31604

http://secunia.com/advisories/31687

http://secunia.com/advisories/33314

http://secunia.com/advisories/33937

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-317.htm

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-361.htm

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1556

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-17.xml

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

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:100

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0522.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0532.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500210/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28928

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020253

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0013.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2265/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2361

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2424

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41996

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10579

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00601.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00607.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-04-24

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM