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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2004-0452

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/21/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Race condition in the rmtree function in the File::Path module in Perl 5.6.1 and 5.8.4 sets read/write permissions for the world, which allows local users to delete arbitrary files and directories, and possibly read files and directories, via a symlink attack.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-perl
  • suse-upgrade-perl-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-perl-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-perl-x86

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