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FreeBSD: VID-D9E82328-A129-11E7-987E-4F174049B30A (CVE-2017-12814): perl -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/25/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the CPerlHost::Add method in win32/perlhost.h in Perl before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 on Windows allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-perl5

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