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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5303
Last Modified 18 Jul 2011 10:20:38
Published 01 Dec 2008 12:30:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5303

Summary

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 allows local users to allows local users to delete arbitrary files 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-2008-5302 due to affected versions.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Perl File%3a%3apath 1.08


References

XF - filepath-rmtree-symlink(47044)

UBUNTU - USN-700-2

UBUNTU - USN-700-1

BUGTRAQ - 20090120 rPSA-2009-0011-1 perl

REDHAT - RHSA-2010:0458

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081128 Re: [oss-security] CVE Request - cups, dovecot-managesieve, perl, wireshark

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2010:116

MISC - http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/233695#233695

DEBIAN - DSA-1678

CONFIRM - http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

SECUNIA - 40052

SECUNIA - 33314

SECUNIA - 32980

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286922#36

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286905


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:46