Fedora 9 : perl-5.10.0-27.fc9 (2008-5739)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2008-2827 perl: insecure use of chmod in rmtree

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452635
http://www.nessus.org/u?b5cfcf55
http://www.nessus.org/u?3e6556fd

Solution :

Update the affected perl package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33371 (fedora_2008-5739.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29902

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2827

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