CVE-2018-18314

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-11-29
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1646751: CVE-2018-18314 perl: Heap-based buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Perl before 5.26.3 has a buffer overflow via a crafted regular expression that triggers invalid write operations.

Find out more about CVE-2018-18314 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-perl524-perl Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-perl526-perl Affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 perl Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 perl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 perl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 perl Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

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