CVE-2015-3409

NameCVE-2015-3409
DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in Module::Signature before 0.75 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse module under the current working directory, as demonstrated by a Trojan horse Text::Diff module.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-264-1, DSA-3261-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs783451

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmodule-signature-perl (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)0.68-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.73-1+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.81-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libmodule-signature-perlsource(unstable)0.78-1high783451
libmodule-signature-perlsourcejessie0.73-1+deb8u1highDSA-3261-1
libmodule-signature-perlsourcesqueeze0.63-1+squeeze2highDLA-264-1
libmodule-signature-perlsourcewheezy0.68-1+deb7u2highDSA-3261-1

Notes

Upstream fix: https://github.com/audreyt/module-signature/commit/c41e8885b862b9fce2719449bc9336f0bea658ef
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/07/1
Changes might needed in libtest-signature-perl, need further investigation

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