CVE-1999-1386 Details

CVE-1999-1386

Published: 1999-12-31
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

Perl 5.004_04 and earlier follows symbolic links when running with the -e option, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/perl-eaXXXXX file.

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity Low
Base Score 2.1/10
Exploit Score 3.9/10
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Impact Score 2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact None
Availability Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Vector String AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1

NIST has not assigned a CVSSv3.1 Score.

Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=88932165406213&w=2
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7243.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#perl

CVE ID
CVE-1999-1386
Published
1999-12-31
Modified
2016-10-18
CVSSv2.0
Low
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE Pending

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