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Buffer overflow in the regular expression parser in PERL before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or leak data from memory via vectors involving use of RExC_parse in the vFAIL macro.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 9.1
Component: perl
Publish Date: Sep 19, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Sep 19, 2017

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-7890 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-5471 --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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