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FreeBSD Ports: p5-libwww

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: p5-libwww CVE-2010-2253 lwp-download in libwww-perl before 5.835 does not reject downloads to filenames that begin with a . (dot) character, which allows remote servers to create or overwrite files via (1) a 3xx redirect to a URL with a crafted filename or (2) a Content-Disposition header that suggests a crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a consequence of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/GAAS/libwww-perl-5.836/Changes http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/3a7c5fc4-b50c-11df-977b-ecc31dd8ad06.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)