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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6512
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/29/2020
Source:
MITRE