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CVE-2018-6913

Published: 14 April 2018

Heap-based buffer overflow in the pack function in Perl before 5.26.2 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large item count.

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
Fix developed by Tony Cook
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (5.26.0-8ubuntu1.1)
precise
Released (5.14.2-6ubuntu2.7)
trusty
Released (5.18.2-2ubuntu1.4)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (5.22.1-9ubuntu0.3)
Patches:
upstream: https://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/a9d5c6e11891b48be06d4e06eeed18642bc98527 (5.24)
upstream: https://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/0fcf83230df5f8c52602ae22fde57c7ea885534d (5.26)