Upstream information

CVE-2004-0452 at MITRE

Description

Race 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.6
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 402660 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 450385 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 56715 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 81276 [RESOLVED]

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