CVE-2015-8608

HIGH

Description

The VDir::MapPathA and VDir::MapPathW functions in Perl 5.22 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) drive letter or (2) pInName argument.

References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/136649/Perl-5.22-VDir-MapPathA-W-Out-Of-Bounds-Reads-Buffer-Over-Reads.html

https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=126755

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-07

Updated: 2017-08-09

Type: CWE-125

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL