Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for perl (EulerOS-SA-2019-2326)

Published: 2020-01-23 12:47:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'perl' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2326 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
An issue was discovered in Perl 5.18 through 5.26. A crafted regular expression can cause a heap-based buffer overflow, with control over the bytes written.(CVE-2018-6797) An issue was discovered in Perl 5.22 through 5.26. Matching a crafted locale dependent regular expression can cause a heap-based buffer over-read and potentially information disclosure.(CVE-2018-6798) Heap-based buffer overflow in the pack function in Perl before 5.26.2 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large item count.(CVE-2018-6913) Perl before 5.26.3 and 5.28.0 before 5.28.1 has a buffer overflow via a crafted regular expression that triggers invalid write operations.(CVE-2018-18312)

Affected Versions:
'perl' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64

Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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