Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174683
CVE-2005-3962 Perl integer overflow issue
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:21 EST
Perl integer overflow issue
There exists an integer overflow problem in Perl which can lead to a
string format issue. If a large enough integer is supplied to a
printf statement which uses the %n conversion, it may be possible to
execute arbitrary code. This problem will not be easy to remotely
exploit as a very poorly written script will first be needed.
Doesn't Affec: RHEL2.1
This issue also affects RHEL3
Created attachment 121682 [details]
Created attachment 121695 [details]
upstream patch #26240 for this issue
Now applying to perl-5.8.5-18.RHEL4
Fixed with perl-5.8.5-18.RHEL4
Created attachment 122197 [details]
Latest upstream patch for this issue for perl 5.8.4 - 5.8.7
Created attachment 122198 [details]
All the current upstream patches for this issue
Upstream patches 26282 26283 26284 26322 26331 26333 for this issue.
PARTIALLY fixed with perl-5.8.5-18.RHEL4; patches 26282 26283 26284 applied
with perl-5.8.5-20 ; now generating perl-5.8.5-22 with what I hope will be
the FINAL upstream patches 26322 26331 26333 for this issue.
From User-Agent: XML-RPC
perl-5.8.5-22.FC3 has been pushed for FC3, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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