Vulnerability CVE-2007-5116


Published: 2007-11-07   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Openpkg -> Openpkg 
Mandrakesoft -> Mandrake multi network firewall 
Larry wall -> PERL 

 References:
ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/README
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120352263023774&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018899
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-31524-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231524-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1018985.1-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-014.htm
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10220
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10244
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1400
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-28.xml
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:207
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_24_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.023.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0966.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1011.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483563/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483584/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26350
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-552-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3724
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4255
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0064
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0641
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=323571
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=378131
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38270
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1813
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10669

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