CVE-2015-8608

NameCVE-2015-8608
DescriptionThe VDir::MapPathA and VDir::MapPathW functions in Perl 5.22 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) drive letter or (2) pInName argument.
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 severityhigh

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
perlsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- perl <not-affected> (Only affects Perl on Windows)
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=126755

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