CVE-2017-12883

Published: 19 September 2017

Buffer overflow in the S_grok_bslash_N function in regcomp.c in Perl 5 before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted regular expression with an invalid '\N{U+...}' escape.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.1

Status

Package Release Status
perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.26.0-8)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (5.22.1-9ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (5.18.2-2ubuntu1.3)
Patches:
Upstream: https://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/2be4edede4ae226e2eebd4eff28cedd2041f300f