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CVE-2015-8608

Published: 7 February 2017

The VDir::MapPathA and VDir::MapPathW functions in Perl 5.22 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) drive letter or (2) pInName argument.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
windows only issue

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(Windows only)
trusty Not vulnerable
(Windows only)
upstream Needs triage

vivid Not vulnerable
(Windows only)
wily Not vulnerable
(Windows only)