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IBM AIX: perl_advisory5 (CVE-2020-10878): Vulnerabilities in Perl affect AIX

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IBM AIX: perl_advisory5 (CVE-2020-10878): Vulnerabilities in Perl affect AIX

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/05/2020
Created
12/11/2020
Added
12/10/2020
Modified
12/21/2020

Description

Perl before 5.30.3 has an integer overflow related to mishandling of a "PL_regkind[OP(n)] == NOTHING" situation. A crafted regular expression could lead to malformed bytecode with a possibility of instruction injection.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-perl_advisory5

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