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Bug 386357 (CVE-2011-0761) - <dev-lang/perl-5.12.3-r1 : DoS vulnerability (CVE-2011-0761)
Summary: <dev-lang/perl-5.12.3-r1 : DoS vulnerability (CVE-2011-0761)
Alias: CVE-2011-0761
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-10-08 15:12 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2013-11-28 08:33 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2011-10-08 15:12:47 UTC
CVE-2011-0761 (
  Perl 5.10.x allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
  (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by leveraging an ability to
  inject arguments into a (1) getpeername, (2) readdir, (3) closedir, (4)
  getsockname, (5) rewinddir, (6) tell, or (7) telldir function call.

Please punt vulnerable versions.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-09-05 15:40:57 UTC
The affected version are masked.

@security go ahead with the glsa.
Comment 2 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-10-09 03:42:56 UTC
Added to existing draft.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2013-11-28 08:33:19 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201311-17 at
by GLSA coordinator Sergey Popov (pinkbyte).