FreeBSD : perl -- File::Path insecure file/directory permissions (c418d472-6bd1-11d9-93ca-000a95bc6fae)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 19112


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


Jeroen van Wolffelaar reports that the Perl module File::Path contains a race condition wherein traversed directories and files are temporarily made world-readable/writable.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 19112

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c418d4726bd111d993ca000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:perl-threaded, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0452

DSA: 620