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USN-794-1: Perl vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/16/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Off-by-one error in the inflate function in Zlib.xs in Compress::Raw::Zlib Perl module before 2.017, as used in AMaViS, SpamAssassin, and possibly other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (hang or crash) via a crafted zlib compressed stream that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as exploited in the wild by Trojan.Downloader-71014 in June 2009.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcompress-raw-zlib-perl
  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl

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