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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-3962

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/01/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the format string functionality (Perl_sv_vcatpvfn) in Perl 5.9.2 and 5.8.6 Perl allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers with large values, which causes an integer wrap and leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using format string vulnerabilities in Perl applications.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-perl
  • suse-upgrade-perl-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-perl-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-perl-x86

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