DescriptionThe Capture::Tiny module before 0.24 for Perl allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary 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 severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs737835

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcapture-tiny-perl (PTS)jessie0.25-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.48-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[wheezy] - libcapture-tiny-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - libcapture-tiny-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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