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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12015: Security patch for perl-Archive-Tar (ALAS-2019-1287)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12015: Security patch for perl-Archive-Tar (ALAS-2019-1287)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/07/2018
Created
09/21/2019
Added
09/19/2019
Modified
09/19/2019

Description

In Perl through 5.26.2, the Archive::Tar module allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism, and overwrite arbitrary files, via an archive file containing a symlink and a regular file with the same name.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perl-archive-tar

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perl-archive-tar

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