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CVE-2008-2827 - Unproper Floods

Description

The rmtree function in lib/File/Path.pm in Perl 5.10 does not properly check permissions before performing a chmod which allows local users to modify the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448 and CVE-2004-0452.

Reference

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=487319 http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=36982 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29902 http://secunia.com/advisories/30790 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:165 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01025.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30837 http://secunia.com/advisories/31687 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020373 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43308