FreeBSD : p5-File-Path -- rmtree allows creation of setuid files (13b0c8c8-bee0-11dd-a708-001fc66e7203)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Jan Lieskovsky reports :

perl-File-Path rmtree race condition (CVE-2005-0448 was assigned to
address this)

This vulnerability was fixed in 5.8.4-7 but re-introduced in 5.8.8-1.
It's also present in File::Path 2.xx, up to and including 2.07 which
has only a partial fix.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/28/1
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/233699#233699
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286905
http://www.nessus.org/u?f79bb6f4

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35289 (freebsd_pkg_13b0c8c8bee011dda708001fc66e7203.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0448

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