Vulnerability CVE-2019-20919


Published: 2020-09-17

Description:
An issue was discovered in the DBI module before 1.643 for Perl. The hv_fetch() documentation requires checking for NULL and the code does that. But, shortly thereafter, it calls SvOK(profile), causing a NULL pointer dereference.

Type:

CWE-252

(Unchecked Return Value)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
PERL -> DBI 

 References:
https://github.com/perl5-dbi/dbi/commit/eca7d7c8f43d96f6277e86d1000e842eb4cc67ff
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JXLKODJ7B57GITDEZZXNSHPK4VBYXYHR/
https://metacpan.org/pod/distribution/DBI/Changes#Changes-in-DBI-1.643
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https://usn.ubuntu.com/4534-1/

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