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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5116

Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-09-26 2007-11-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows contex... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10669 unix
CVE-2007-5116 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075116 unix
ELSA-2007:0966: perl security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22461 unix
RHSA-2007:0966: perl security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070966 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5116

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mandrakesoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openpkg Openpkg Current Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 1.0 Application Stack Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Larry Wall Perl 11
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 1
Openpkg Openpkg 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2007-5116

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120352263023774&w=2
HP SSRT080001
http://secunia.com/advisories/29074
SECUNIA 29074
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0641
VUPEN ADV-2008-0641
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0064
VUPEN ADV-2008-0064
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231524-1
SUNALERT 231524
http://secunia.com/advisories/28993
SECUNIA 28993
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-31524-1
SUNALERT 31524
ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/README CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://secunia.com/advisories/27515
SECUNIA 27515
http://secunia.com/advisories/27479
SECUNIA 27479
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://secunia.com/advisories/27570
SECUNIA 27570
http://secunia.com/advisories/27548
SECUNIA 27548
http://secunia.com/advisories/27546
SECUNIA 27546
http://secunia.com/advisories/27531
SECUNIA 27531
http://secunia.com/advisories/27613
SECUNIA 27613
http://secunia.com/advisories/27756
SECUNIA 27756
http://secunia.com/advisories/27936
SECUNIA 27936
http://secunia.com/advisories/28167
SECUNIA 28167
http://secunia.com/advisories/28368
SECUNIA 28368
http://secunia.com/advisories/28387
SECUNIA 28387
http://secunia.com/advisories/31208
SECUNIA 31208
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018899
SECTRACK 1018899
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1018985.1-1
SUNALERT 1018985
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-014.htm CONFIRM
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10220
AIXAPAR IZ10220
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1400
DEBIAN DSA-1400
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ10244
AIXAPAR IZ10244
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3724
VUPEN ADV-2007-3724
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4255
VUPEN ADV-2007-4255
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-28.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-28
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=41 CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_24_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:024
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.023.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.023
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-552-1
UBUNTU USN-552-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26350
BID 26350 Perl Unicode Regular Expression Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0966.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0966
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483563/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071110 FLEA-2007-0063-1 perl
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1011.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1011
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483584/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071112 FLEA-2007-0069-1 perl
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38270
XF perl-unicode-bo(38270)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=323571
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=378131
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:207
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:207
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1813 CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5116

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