Fedora 9 : perl-5.10.0-27.fc9 (2008-5739)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33371


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2008-2827 perl: insecure use of chmod in rmtree

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Update the affected perl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33371

File Name: fedora_2008-5739.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/02

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2827

BID: 29902

FEDORA: 2008-5739

CWE: 264