CVE-2007-5116

NameCVE-2007-5116
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1400-1, DTSA-78-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs450794

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
perl (PTS)stretch5.24.1-3+deb9u7fixed
stretch (security)5.24.1-3+deb9u5fixed
buster5.28.1-6+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.32.1-4+deb11u2fixed
bullseye (security)5.32.1-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid5.32.1-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
perlsourcesarge5.8.4-8sarge6DSA-1400-1
perlsourceetch5.8.8-7etch1DSA-1400-1
perlsourcelenny5.8.8-11.1+lenny1DTSA-78-1
perlsource(unstable)5.8.8-12medium450794

Notes

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