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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5116

Original release date: 11/07/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=378131
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0064
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27531
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0966
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 231524
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29074
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4238
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ10244
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1400
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27936
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27756
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:024
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27546
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=323571
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27548
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-28
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018899
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 31524
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1011
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-352A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBTU02311
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.023
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1813
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:207
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10669
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3724
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28993
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31208
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27515
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27613
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28387
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0641
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-014.htm
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ10220
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071112 FLEA-2007-0069-1 perl
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071110 FLEA-2007-0063-1 perl
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28167
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27479
External Source: BID
Name: 26350
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27570
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1018985
External Source: XF
Name: perl-unicode-bo(38270)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/README
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4255
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28368
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-552-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10669
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::alpha
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::amd64
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::arm
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::hppa
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-32
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-64
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::m68k
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mips
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mipsel
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::powerpc
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::s390
cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::sparc
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007.1
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007.1::x86_64
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007::x86_64
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2008.0
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2008.0::x86_64
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0::x86_64
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0
cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0::x86_64
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::as
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::es
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::ws
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::as
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::es
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0::ws
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0::client
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0::server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4.0
cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::ia64
cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::itanium_processor
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* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.0
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.1
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.1
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.2
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.2.3
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.3
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.4
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4.5
* cpe:/a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.6
* cpe:/a:mandrakesoft:mandrake_multi_network_firewall:2.0
* cpe:/a:openpkg:openpkg:current
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:1.0::application_stack
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