CVE-2008-5303

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 allows local users to to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2004-0452, and CVE-2008-2827. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2005-0448. It is different from CVE-2008-5302 due to affected versions.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286905

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286922#36

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10735

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32980

http://secunia.com/advisories/33314

http://secunia.com/advisories/40052

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1678

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/233695#233695

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:116

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/28/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0458.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500210/100/0/threaded

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47044

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6680

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9699

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-01

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM