CVE-2010-1158

MEDIUM

Description

Integer overflow in the regular expression engine in Perl 5.8.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) by matching a crafted regular expression against a long string.

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=313565

http://perldoc.perl.org/perl5100delta.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/55314

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/04/08/9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/04/14/3

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=580605

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-04-20

Updated: 2013-10-24

Type: CWE-189

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