FreeBSD : perl -- local arbitrary code execution (72bfbb09-5a6a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sawyer X reports :

Perl 5.x before 5.22.3-RC2 and 5.24 before 5.24.1-RC2 do not properly
remove . (period) characters from the end of the includes directory
array, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan
horse module under the current working directory.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92741 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1238

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