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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2022

ActivePerl 5.8.x and others, and Larry Wall's Perl 5.6.1 and others, when running on Windows systems, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the system command, which leads to a stack-based buffer overflow. NOTE: it is unclear whether this bug is in Perl or the OS API that is used by Perl.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-2022

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Activestate Activeperl * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Activestate Activeperl 5.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Activestate Activeperl 8

- References For CVE-2004-2022
BUGTRAQ 20040518 RE: [Full-Disclosure] Re: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
XF perl-system-bo(16169)
BID 10375 Multiple Perl Implementation System Function Call Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2004-05-18
FULLDISC 20040518 Re[2]: [Full-Disclosure] Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
FULLDISC 20040517 RE: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
FULLDISC 20040517 Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
FULLDISC 20040518 Re: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2022

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