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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1667

Original release date: 03/13/2013
Last revised: 02/06/2014


The rehash mechanism in Perl 5.8.2 through 5.16.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via a crafted hash key.


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: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-10-22-3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0094
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=702296
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02928
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0685
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 90892
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1770-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [perl.perl5.porters] 20130304 CVE-2013-1667: important rehashing flaw
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/9d83adc
External Source: XF
Name: perl-rehash-dos(82598)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2641
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912276
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18771
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/d59e31f
External Source: BID
Name: 58311
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/6e79fe5
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:113

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.4
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.5
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.6
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.7
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.8
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.9
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.8.10
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.1:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10.1:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.10
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.4
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.5
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.11.3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.4
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc5
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.1:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.2:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.3:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.1:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.0:rc4
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.12.1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.5
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.4
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.7
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.6
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.8
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.9
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.10
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.13.11
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.14.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.16.2
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.16.0
* cpe:/a:perl:perl:5.16.1

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