Descriptionlwp-download in libwww-perl before 5.835 does not reject downloads to filenames that begin with a . (dot) character, which allows remote servers to create or overwrite files via (1) a 3xx redirect to a URL with a crafted filename or (2) a Content-Disposition header that suggests a crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a consequence of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 17:17:26 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:56 2022