Brocade Security Advisory

Brocade Security Advisory ID:

BSA-2017-437

 

Risk Impact:

Medium

Initial Publication Date:

September 29, 2017

 

Workaround:

N/A

Last Updated:

October 13, 2017

 

Component:

Perl

Revision:

2.0: Interim

 

Affected CVE:

CVE-2017-12883

 

 

 

CVSS Score:

6.5

Summary

Buffer overflow in the regular expression parser in PERL before 5.24.3-RC1 and 5.26.x before 5.26.1-RC1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or leak data from memory via vectors involving use of RExC_parse in the vFAIL macro.

Affected Products

Brocade is investigating its product lines to determine which products may be affected by this vulnerability and the impact on each affected product.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade Virtual ADX, and Brocade Workflow Composer are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version

Change

Date

1.0

Initial Publication

September 29, 2017

2.0

Updated to address ADX, FOS, vADX, & WC

October 13, 2017

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