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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5303: Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5303: Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/01/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 allows local users to to delete arbitrary files 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-2008-5302 due to affected versions.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-perl

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