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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-7422: Perl: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-7422: Perl: Denial of service

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Integer underflow in regcomp.c in Perl before 5.20, as used in Apple OS X before 10.10.5 and other products, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long digit string associated with an invalid backreference within a regular expression.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-perl

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