CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2004-0452

Published: Dec 21, 2004 | Modified: Oct 11, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.6 LOW
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Race condition in the rmtree function in the File::Path module in Perl 5.6.1 and 5.8.4 sets read/write permissions for the world, which allows local users to delete arbitrary files and directories, and possibly read files and directories, via a symlink attack.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Perl Larry_wall 5.6.1 5.6.1
Perl Larry_wall 5.8.4 5.8.4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RedHat perl-2:5.8.0-89.10 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RedHat perl-3:5.8.5-12.1 *
Perl Ubuntu dapper *
Perl Ubuntu devel *
Perl Ubuntu edgy *
Perl Ubuntu feisty *

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