DescriptionThe Proc::Daemon module 0.14 for Perl uses world-writable permissions for a file that stores a process ID, which allows local users to have an unspecified impact by modifying this file.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs732283

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libproc-daemon-perl (PTS)jessie0.14-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.23-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libproc-daemon-perlsourcesqueeze(not affected)


[wheezy] - libproc-daemon-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - libproc-daemon-perl <not-affected> (does not have pid_file option)

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