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F5 Networks: K15867 (CVE-2012-5195): Perl vulnerabilities CVE-2012-5195, CVE-2012-5526, CVE-2012-6329, and CVE-2013-1667

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F5 Networks: K15867 (CVE-2012-5195): Perl vulnerabilities CVE-2012-5195, CVE-2012-5526, CVE-2012-6329, and CVE-2013-1667

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Perl_repeatcpy function in util.c in Perl 5.12.x before 5.12.5, 5.14.x before 5.14.3, and 5.15.x before 15.15.5 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the 'x' string repeat operator.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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