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FreeBSD Ports: perl

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 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: perl CVE-2004-0452 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.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/18650 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/c418d472-6bd1-11d9-93ca-000a95bc6fae.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)