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CVE-2016-1238 Detail

Description

(1) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptar, (2) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptardiff, (3) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptargrep, (4) cpan/CPAN/scripts/cpan, (5) cpan/Digest-SHA/shasum, (6) cpan/Encode/bin/enc2xs, (7) cpan/Encode/bin/encguess, (8) cpan/Encode/bin/piconv, (9) cpan/Encode/bin/ucmlint, (10) cpan/Encode/bin/unidump, (11) cpan/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/bin/instmodsh, (12) cpan/IO-Compress/bin/zipdetails, (13) cpan/JSON-PP/bin/json_pp, (14) cpan/Test-Harness/bin/prove, (15) dist/ExtUtils-ParseXS/lib/ExtUtils/xsubpp, (16) dist/Module-CoreList/corelist, (17) ext/Pod-Html/bin/pod2html, (18) utils/c2ph.PL, (19) utils/h2ph.PL, (20) utils/h2xs.PL, (21) utils/libnetcfg.PL, (22) utils/perlbug.PL, (23) utils/perldoc.PL, (24) utils/perlivp.PL, and (25) utils/splain.PL in Perl 5.x before 5.22.3-RC2 and 5.24 before 5.24.1-RC2 do not properly remove . (period) characters from the end of the includes directory array, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse module under the current working directory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/02/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1238
Original release date:
08/02/2016
Last revised:
06/30/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/cee96d52c39b1e7b36e1c62d38bcd8d86e9a41ab Issue Tracking External Source CONFIRM http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/cee96d52c39b1e7b36e1c62d38bcd8d86e9a41ab
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3628 Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-3628
http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2016/07/msg238271.html Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [perl.perl5.porters] 20160725 CVE-2016-1238: Important unsafe module load path flaw
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92136 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 92136
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036440 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1036440
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731 External Source CONFIRM https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2FBQOCV3GBAN2EYZUM3CFDJ4ECA3GZOK/ External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-e9e5c081d4
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/DOFRQWJRP2NQJEYEWOMECVW3HAMD5SYN/ External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-dd20a4631a
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TZBNQH3DMI7HDELJAZ4TFJJANHXOEDWH/ External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-6ec2009080
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=127834 Permissions Required External Source CONFIRM https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=127834
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-75 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201701-75

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:1.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:1.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.000o:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.001:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.001n:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.002:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.002_01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_92:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_93:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_94:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_96:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_97j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_98:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.003_99a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004_01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004_02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004_03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004_04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.004_05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.005:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.005_01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.005_02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.005_03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.005_04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.8.9:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.10.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:perl:perl:5.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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