CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-04
Bugzilla: 912276: CVE-2013-1667 perl: DoS in rehashing code


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The rehash mechanism in Perl 5.8.2 through 5.16.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via a crafted hash key.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1667 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (perl) RHSA-2013:0685 March 26, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (perl) RHSA-2013:0685 March 26, 2013

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Perl project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Yves Orton as the original issue reporter.

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