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CVE-2004-0452 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060101-01-U
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtml
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110547693019788&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-38.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-103.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-105.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12072
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18650
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9938
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-44-1/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:larry_wall:perl:5.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0452
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017