CVE-2015-8607 Detail

Current Description

The canonpath function in the File::Spec module in PathTools before 3.62, as used in Perl, does not properly preserve the taint attribute of data, which might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass the taint protection mechanism via a crafted string.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/RJBS/PathTools-3.62/Changes
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175494.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176228.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-03/msg00112.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3441
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/80504
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034772
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2878-1
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=126862 Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-75
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8607
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/14/2020
Source:
MITRE