Vulnerability CVE-2011-0761


Published: 2011-05-13   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Perl 5.10.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by leveraging an ability to inject arguments into a (1) getpeername, (2) readdir, (3) closedir, (4) getsockname, (5) rewinddir, (6) tell, or (7) telldir function call.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
multiple functions null pointer dereference uppon parameters injection
Advisories Touca...
16.05.2011

Type:

CWE-Other

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
PERL -> PERL 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8248
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025507
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/517916/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47766
http://www.toucan-system.com/advisories/tssa-2011-03.txt
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67355

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