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OS X update for Perl (CVE-2020-12723)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/05/2020
Created
03/18/2021
Added
03/17/2021
Modified
04/05/2021

Description

regcomp.c in Perl before 5.30.3 allows a buffer overflow via a crafted regular expression because of recursive S_study_chunk calls.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_15_6

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