CVE-2004-0452

NameCVE-2004-0452
DescriptionRace 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1678-1, DSA-620-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
perl (PTS)stretch5.24.1-3+deb9u7fixed
stretch (security)5.24.1-3+deb9u5fixed
buster5.28.1-6+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.32.1-2fixed
sid5.32.1-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
perlsourcewoody5.6.1-8.8DSA-620-1
perlsourceetch5.8.8-7etch5DSA-1678-1
perlsource(unstable)5.8.4-5

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