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VMSA-2010-0013.3: Service Console update (CVE-2008-5303)

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VMSA-2010-0013.3: Service Console update (CVE-2008-5303)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/01/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/19/2010
Modified
10/20/2016

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)

  • vmware-esx35-upgrade-283373
  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-294855

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