Upstream information

CVE-2008-5302 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 and 2.07 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 and 5.10.0 allows local users to create arbitrary setuid binaries via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2004-0452, and CVE-2008-2827. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2005-0448. It is different from CVE-2008-5303 due to affected versions.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 450385 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • perl-debuginfo >= 5.10.0-37.6
  • perl-debugsource >= 5.10.0-37.6
openSUSE 11.0
  • perl >= 5.10.0-37.6
  • perl-32bit >= 5.10.0-37.6
  • perl-64bit >= 5.10.0-37.6
  • perl-base >= 5.10.0-37.6
  • perl-doc >= 5.10.0-37.6
openSUSE 11.1
  • perl-debuginfo >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-debuginfo-32bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-debuginfo-64bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-debugsource >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • perl >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-32bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-64bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-base >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-base-32bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-base-64bit >= 5.10.0-62.17.1
  • perl-doc >= 5.10.0-62.17.1