Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1678-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: perl

Analysis

Perl is a high-level programming language that is commonly used for system administration utilities and web programming. Security Fix(es): perl: heap-based buffer overflow in regular expression compiler leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10543) perl: corruption of intermediate language state of compiled regular expression due to integer overflow leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10878) perl: heap-based buffer overflow in regular expression compiler leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10543) perl: corruption of intermediate language state of compiled regular expression due to integer overflow leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10878) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

perl