CVE-2014-4330

NameCVE-2014-4330
DescriptionThe Dumper method in Data::Dumper before 2.154, as used in Perl 5.20.1 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and crash) via an Array-Reference with many nested Array-References, which triggers a large number of recursive calls to the DD_dump function.
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)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs762256

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
bullseye, sid5.30.3-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
perlsourcewheezy5.14.2-21+deb7u2
perlsource(unstable)5.20.1-1762256

Notes

[squeeze] - perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
upstream commit: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/19be3be6968e2337bcdfe480693fff795ecd1304

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