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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Secunia reports :
Paul Szabo has reported a vulnerability in Perl File::Path::rmtree,
which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain
The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition in the way
File::Path::rmtree handles directory permissions when cleaning up
directories. This can be exploited by replacing an existing sub
directory in the directory tree with a symbolic link to an arbitrary
Successful exploitation may allow changing permissions of arbitrary
files, if root uses an application using the vulnerable code to delete
files in a directory having a world-writable sub directory.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2