ID CVE-2008-1927
Summary 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
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 11-10-2018 - 20:37)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:06:50.584-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10579
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 443928
    title CVE-2008-1927 perl: heap corruption by regular expressions with utf8 characters
    oval
    OR
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment perl is earlier than 2:5.8.0-98.EL3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522002
          • comment perl is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966003
        • AND
          • comment perl-CGI is earlier than 2:2.89-98.EL3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522008
          • comment perl-CGI is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966011
        • AND
          • comment perl-CPAN is earlier than 2:1.61-98.EL3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522006
          • comment perl-CPAN is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966007
        • AND
          • comment perl-DB_File is earlier than 2:1.806-98.EL3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522010
          • comment perl-DB_File is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966009
        • AND
          • comment perl-suidperl is earlier than 2:5.8.0-98.EL3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522004
          • comment perl-suidperl is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966005
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment perl is earlier than 3:5.8.5-36.el4_6.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522013
          • comment perl is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966003
        • AND
          • comment perl-suidperl is earlier than 3:5.8.5-36.el4_6.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522014
          • comment perl-suidperl is signed with Red Hat master key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966005
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
      • OR
        • AND
          • comment perl is earlier than 4:5.8.8-10.el5_2.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522016
          • comment perl is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966017
        • AND
          • comment perl-suidperl is earlier than 4:5.8.8-10.el5_2.3
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080522018
          • comment perl-suidperl is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
            oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070966019
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0522
    released 2008-06-11
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2008:0522: perl security update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0532
rpms
  • perl-2:5.8.0-98.EL3
  • perl-CGI-2:2.89-98.EL3
  • perl-CPAN-2:1.61-98.EL3
  • perl-DB_File-2:1.806-98.EL3
  • perl-suidperl-2:5.8.0-98.EL3
  • perl-3:5.8.5-36.el4_6.3
  • perl-suidperl-3:5.8.5-36.el4_6.3
  • perl-4:5.8.8-10.el5_2.3
  • perl-suidperl-4:5.8.8-10.el5_2.3
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
bid 28928
bugtraq 20090120 rPSA-2009-0011-1 perl
confirm
debian DSA-1556
fedora
  • FEDORA-2008-3392
  • FEDORA-2008-3399
gentoo GLSA-200805-17
mandriva MDVSA-2008:100
misc http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=48156
osvdb 44588
sectrack 1020253
secunia
  • 29948
  • 30025
  • 30326
  • 30624
  • 31208
  • 31328
  • 31467
  • 31604
  • 31687
  • 33314
  • 33937
suse SUSE-SR:2008:017
ubuntu
  • USN-700-1
  • USN-700-2
vupen
  • ADV-2008-2265
  • ADV-2008-2361
  • ADV-2008-2424
  • ADV-2009-0422
xf perl-utf8-dos(41996)
Last major update 11-10-2018 - 20:37
Published 24-04-2008 - 05:05
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