Bug 1877409 (CVE-2020-14393) - CVE-2020-14393 perl-dbi: Buffer overflow on an overlong DBD class name
Summary: CVE-2020-14393 perl-dbi: Buffer overflow on an overlong DBD class name
Alias: CVE-2020-14393
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1877410 1877956 1877957 1877958 1877959
Blocks: 1857388
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-09-09 14:59 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2023-09-25 06:11 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

Fixed In Version: perl-DBI 1.643
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A buffer overflow was found in perl-DBI before version 1.643 in DBI.xs. This flaw allows a local attacker who can supply a string longer than 300 characters to cause an out-of-bounds write. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity and system availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-11-02 17:26:38 UTC

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Description Pedro Sampaio 2020-09-09 14:59:43 UTC
A flaw was found in perl-dbi before version 1.643. A buffer overflow on via an overlong DBD class name in dbih_setup_handle function may lead to data be written past the intended limit.

Upstream patch:


Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2020-09-09 15:00:15 UTC
Created perl-DBI tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1877410]

Comment 4 Todd Cullum 2020-09-10 21:12:11 UTC
External References:

Advisory: https://metacpan.org/pod/distribution/DBI/Changes#Changes-in-DBI-1.643-...

Comment 5 Todd Cullum 2020-09-28 15:51:55 UTC
Marked the CVSS score as 4.4 for products as there would only be a temporary risk to availability and low risk to data integrity due to binary protections shipped with the products.

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