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USN-1770-1: Perl vulnerability

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USN-1770-1: Perl vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The rehash mechanism in Perl 5.8.2 through 5.16.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via a crafted hash key.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl

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