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Buffer overflow in the regular expression parser in PERL before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote at

CVE-2017-12883 : Buffer overflow in the regular expression parser in PERL before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote at

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Buffer overflow in the regular expression parser in PERL before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or leak data from memory via vectors involving use of RExC_parse in the vFAIL macro.

Publish Date : 2017-09-19 Last Update Date : 2017-09-27


CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score

6.4

Confidentiality Impact Partial
(There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None
(There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial
(There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119


Products Affected By CVE-2017-12883


Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Perl Perl 2


References For CVE-2017-12883


Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12883

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