BSA-2017-436

Brocade Security Advisory ID

BSA-2017-436

Initial Publication Date

09/29/2017

Last Updated

10/13/2017

Revision

2.0: Interim

Risk Impact

Medium

Workaround

N/A

Component

Perl

Affected CVE

CVE-2017-12837

CVSS Score

5.9

Summary

Heap-based buffer overflow in the regular expression compiler 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) via a crafted regular expression with the case-insensitive modifier.

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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