CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-2827

Published: Jun 23, 2008 | Modified: Aug 08, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The rmtree function in lib/File/Path.pm in Perl 5.10 does not properly check permissions before performing a chmod, which allows local users to modify the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448 and CVE-2004-0452.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Perl Perl 5.10 5.10
Perl Ubuntu devel *
Perl Ubuntu upstream *

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