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, 81276 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • perl >= 5.8.0-201
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
suse91.ppc
suse91.s390x
suse91.x86-64
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390x
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390
suse91.ia64
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9860
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • perl >= 5.8.3-32.4
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
suse91.ppc
suse91.s390x
suse91.x86-64
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390x
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390
suse91.ia64
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9860