Upstream information

CVE-2005-3962 at MITRE


Integer overflow in the format string functionality (Perl_sv_vcatpvfn) in Perl 5.9.2 and 5.8.6 Perl allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers with large values, which causes an integer wrap and leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using format string vulnerabilities in Perl applications.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 136360 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0
  • perl >= 5.38.2-1.52
  • perl-base >= 5.38.2-1.52
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0 GA perl-5.38.2-1.52
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • perl >= 5.34.0-1.1
  • perl-32bit >= 5.34.0-1.1
  • perl-base >= 5.34.0-1.1
  • perl-base-32bit >= 5.34.0-1.1
  • perl-doc >= 5.34.0-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:33:29 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 20:47:02 2024