FreeBSD : p5-DBI -- insecure temporary file creation vulnerability (8cfb6f42-d2b0-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 21470


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


Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena reports :

The DBI library, the Perl5 database interface, creates a temporary PID file in an insecure manner. This can be exploited by a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the person executing the parts of the library.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 21470

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8cfb6f42d2b011daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p5-DBI, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p5-DBI-137, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0077

BID: 12360

DSA: 658