CVE-2010-4777

MEDIUM

Description

The Perl_reg_numbered_buff_fetch function in Perl 5.10.0, 5.12.0, 5.14.0, and other versions, when running with debugging enabled, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via crafted input that is not properly handled when using certain regular expressions, as demonstrated by causing SpamAssassin and OCSInventory to crash.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=628836

http://forums.ocsinventory-ng.org/viewtopic.php?id=7215

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-05/msg00005.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00025.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694166

https://listi.jpberlin.de/pipermail/postfixbuch-users/2011-February/055885.html

https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=76538

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-02-10

Updated: 2014-02-10

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM