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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for perltidy (ALAS-2014-356) (CVE-2014-2277)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for perltidy (ALAS-2014-356) (CVE-2014-2277)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/26/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

It was discovered that perltidy's make_temporary_filename() function insecurely created temporary files via the use of the tmpnam() function. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perltidy

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perltidy

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