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Perl UTF-8 Regular Expression Processing DoS Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Perl and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

An error occurs in Perl while matching an utf-8 character with large or invalid codepoint with a particular regular expression.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Perl version 5.10.1 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Apply the patch from the referenced link or update to a version including this patch.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)