DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the DBI module through 1.643 for Perl. DBD::File drivers can open files from folders other than those specifically passed via the f_dir attribute in the data source name (DSN). NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-10401.
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 severitylow
Debian Bugs972180

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libdbi-perl (PTS)stretch1.636-1vulnerable
stretch (security)1.636-1+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.643-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - libdbi-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue; can be fixed via point release)
[stretch] - libdbi-perl <postponed> (Revisit when fixed upstream)

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