CVE-2016-2381

NVD - CVE-2016-2381

CVE-2016-2381 Detail

Current Description

Perl might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass the taint protection mechanism in a child process via duplicate environment variables in envp.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-03/msg00112.html
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/ae37b791a73a9e78dedb89fb2429d2628cf58076 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3501
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/326387
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83802
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2916-1
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-75
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2381
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2017
Source:
MITRE