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CVE-2008-5302

CVE information

Published

14 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 and 2.07 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 and 5.10.0 allows local users to create arbitrary setuid binaries via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2004-0452, and CVE-2008-2827. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2005-0448. It is different from CVE-2008-5303 due to affected versions..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.9/10
Exploit Score
3.4/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  No
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cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  No
-
cpe:2.3:a:perl:file\:\:path:1.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
-
cpe:2.3:a:perl:file\:\:path:2.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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