CVE-2004-0452

Current 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.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2008-2827, CVE-2008-5302, CVE-2008-5303

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 21, 2004
Last ModifiedOctober 11, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.6
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score1.9
Impact Score4.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationLarry WallPerl5.6.1*******
    2.3ApplicationLarry WallPerl5.8.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Larry Wall Perl 5.6.1, 5.8.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
20060101-01-Uftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060101-01-USGI
FLSA-2006:152845http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtmlFEDORA
20050111 [OpenPKG-SA-2005.001] OpenPKG Security Advisory (perl)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110547693019788&w=2BUGTRAQ
12991http://secunia.com/advisories/12991SECUNIA
18517http://secunia.com/advisories/18517SECUNIA
55314http://secunia.com/advisories/55314SECUNIA
DSA-620http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620DEBIANPATCH Vendor Advisory
GLSA-200501-38http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-38.xmlGENTOOPATCH Vendor Advisory
RHSA-2005:103http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-103.htmlREDHATPATCH Vendor Advisory
RHSA-2005:105http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-105.htmlREDHAT
12072http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12072BID
perl-filepathrmtree-insecure-permissions(18650)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18650XF
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9938https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9938OVAL
USN-44-1https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-44-1/UBUNTU