Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 13:48:55 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- perl -- lc(), uc() routines are laundering tainted data Please use CVE-2011-1487 Thanks. -- JB ----- Original Message ----- > Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, > > A security flaw was found in the way Perl performed > laundering of tainted data. A remote attacker could > use this flaw to bypass Perl TAINT mode protection > mechanism (leading to commands execution on dirty > arguments or file system access via contaminated > variables) via specially-crafted input provided > to the web application / CGI script. > > Upstream bug report: > http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=87336 > > Relevant patch: > http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/539689e74a3bcb04d29e4cd9396de91a81045b99 > (contains also information when the issue was introduced) > > References: >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692844 > > Could you allocate a CVE id for this? > > Thanks && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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