Published: 14 April 2018
An issue was discovered in Perl 5.18 through 5.26. A crafted regular expression can cause a heap-based buffer overflow, with control over the bytes written.
CVSS 3 base score: 9.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)||
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
Upstream: https://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/510cc261d965ccfa427900ebb368fc4d337442d2 (5.24)
Upstream: https://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/abe1e6c568b96bcb382dfa4f61c56d1ab001ea51 (5.26)
Fix developed by Yves Orton and Karl Williamson
code is different in trusty, backport difficult and prone to introducing regressions. Marking as ignored.