FreeBSD : p5-File-Path -- rmtree allows creation of setuid files (13b0c8c8-bee0-11dd-a708-001fc66e7203)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 35289


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Jan Lieskovsky reports :

perl-File-Path rmtree race condition (CVE-2005-0448 was assigned to address this)

This vulnerability was fixed in 5.8.4-7 but re-introduced in 5.8.8-1.
It's also present in File::Path 2.xx, up to and including 2.07 which has only a partial fix.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 35289

File Name: freebsd_pkg_13b0c8c8bee011dda708001fc66e7203.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/05

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p5-File-Path, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0448