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CVE-2015-8853

Description

The (1) S_reghop3, (2) S_reghop4, and (3) S_reghopmaybe3 functions in regexec.c in Perl before 5.24.0 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted utf-8 data, as demonstrated by a\\x80.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: May 25, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: May 25, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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