DescriptionRace condition in the rmtree function in the File::Path module in Perl 5.6.1 and 5.8.4 sets read/write permissions for the world, which allows local users to delete arbitrary files and directories, and possibly read files and directories, via a symlink attack.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2005:004, published Friday, Feb 11th 2005 15:00 MEST
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:50:51 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022