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Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 13:48:55 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- perl -- lc(), uc() routines are
 laundering tainted data

Please use CVE-2011-1487



----- 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:
> Relevant patch:
> (contains also information when the issue was introduced)
> References:
> [1]
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> Thanks && Regards, Jan.
> --
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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