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Ubuntu: USN-2916-1 (CVE-2014-4330): Perl vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2916-1 (CVE-2014-4330): Perl vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/30/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/02/2016
Modified
09/19/2017

Description

The Dumper method in Data::Dumper before 2.154, as used in Perl 5.20.1 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and crash) via an Array-Reference with many nested Array-References, which triggers a large number of recursive calls to the DD_dump function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-perl

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