DescriptionThe Catalyst-Plugin-Static-Simple module before 0.34 for Perl allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files if there is a '.' character anywhere in the pathname, which differs from the intended policy of allowing access only when the filename itself has a '.' character.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs880458

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcatalyst-plugin-static-simple-perl (PTS)stretch0.33-1vulnerable
bookworm, buster, bullseye0.36-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - libcatalyst-plugin-static-simple-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libcatalyst-plugin-static-simple-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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