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CVE-2004-0452 Detail

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      Last Modified:  12/21/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0452
Original release date:
12/21/2004
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060101-01-U External Source SGI 20060101-01-U
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtml External Source FEDORA FLSA-2006:152845
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110547693019788&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050111 [OpenPKG-SA-2005.001] OpenPKG Security Advisory (perl)
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-620
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-38.xml Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-200501-38
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-103.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:103
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-105.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:105
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12072 External Source BID 12072
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18650 External Source XF perl-filepathrmtree-insecure-permissions(18650)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9938 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9938
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-44-1/ External Source UBUNTU USN-44-1

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9938
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9938

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