Perl vulnerabilities

2017-11-13T00:00:00
ID USN-3478-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-11-13T00:00:00

Description

Jakub Wilk discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. An attacker could use this issue to cause Perl to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-12837, CVE-2017-12883)