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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5195: Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-5195: Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-perl
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-perl-core-locale-maketext

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