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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-18311

Perl before 5.26.3 and 5.28.x before 5.28.1 has a buffer overflow via a crafted regular expression that triggers invalid write operations.
Publish Date : 2018-12-07 Last Update Date : 2020-08-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:0109: perl security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190109 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-2018-18311

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mcafee Web Gateway * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netapp E-series Santricity Os Controller - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Netapp Snap Creator Framework - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Netapp Snapcenter - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Netapp Snapdriver - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Perl Perl * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Openshift Container Platform 3.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Mcafee Web Gateway 1
Netapp E-series Santricity Os Controller 1
Netapp Snap Creator Framework 1
Netapp Snapcenter 1
Netapp Snapdriver 1
Perl Perl 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 5
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Redhat Openshift Container Platform 1

- References For CVE-2018-18311 CONFIRM CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1042181
BID 106145 Perl Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2019-07-17
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0010
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0001
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1601-1] perl security update
BUGTRAQ 20190326 APPLE-SA-2019-3-25-2 macOS Mojave 10.14.4, Security Update 2019-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-002 Sierra CONFIRM
FULLDISC 20190326 APPLE-SA-2019-3-25-2 macOS Mojave 10.14.4, Security Update 2019-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-002 Sierra CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1790
REDHAT RHBA-2019:0327
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1942 CONFIRM[email protected]/message/RWQGEB543QN7SSBRKYJM6PSOC3RLYGSM/
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2400
GENTOO GLSA-201909-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-18311

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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