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CVE-2017-6512 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the rmtree and remove_tree functions in the File-Path module before 2.13 for Perl allows attackers to set the mode on arbitrary files via vectors involving directory-permission loosening logic.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/JKEENAN/File-Path-2.13/Changes Release Notes
http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=153
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3873
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99180
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038610
https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=121951 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-12
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3625-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3625-2/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:file-path_project:file-path_module:*:*:*:*:*:perl:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.12


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6512
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/01/2018