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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-5116

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/07/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.

Solution(s)

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

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