FreeBSD : p5-DBI -- insecure temporary file creation vulnerability (8cfb6f42-d2b0-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena reports :

The DBI library, the Perl5 database interface, creates a temporary PID
file in an insecure manner. This can be exploited by a malicious user
to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the person executing the parts
of the library.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d0ad7d18

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21470 (freebsd_pkg_8cfb6f42d2b011daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12360

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0077

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now