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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.0 6.0
CVE Id CVE-2012-5377
Last Modified 01 Mar 2013 11:47:09
Published 11 Oct 2012 06:51:57
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication SINGLE_INSTANCE

CVE-2012-5377

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installation functionality in ActivePerl 5.16.1.1601, when installed in the top-level C:\ directory, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the C:\Perl\Site\bin directory, which is added to the PATH system environment variable, as demonstrated by a Trojan horse wlbsctrl.dll file used by the "IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules" system service in Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8 Release Preview.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Activestate Activeperl 5.16.1.1601


References

MISC - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23108

OSVDB - 86177


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:00:58