Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Ubuntu Local Security Checks >> USN44-1 : perl vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN44-1 : perl vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
perl vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libcgi-fast-perl
- libperl-dev
- libperl5.8
- perl
- perl-base
- perl-debug
- perl-doc
- perl-modules
- perl-suid


Description :

A race condition and possible information leak has been discovered in
Perl's File::Path::rmtree(). This function changes the permission of
files and directories before removing them to avoid problems with
wrong permissions. However, they were made readable and writable not
only for the owner, but for the entire world, which opened a race
condition and a possible information leak (if the actual removal of a
file/directory failed for some reason).

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libcgi-fast-perl-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libperl-dev-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libperl5.8-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-base-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-debug-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-doc-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-modules-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perl-suid-5.8.4-2ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Supermicro Server Low Profile PCI Slot Bracket 2U HEY LP Half Height Cover Sheet
$2.58
Supermicro Server Low Profile PCI Slot Bracket 2U HEY LP Half Height Cover Sheet pictureDell PowerEdge R610 2x X5650 2.66GHz 6 Core 32GB 6x 256GB SATA SSD PERC 6/i
$1135.0
Dell PowerEdge R610 2x X5650 2.66GHz 6 Core 32GB 6x 256GB SATA SSD PERC 6/i pictureWi-Fi Streaming Server 3.5" External Hard Drive HDD Enclosure WiFi Media USB 3.0
$48.99
Wi-Fi Streaming Server 3.5Dell PowerEdge R610 2x X5680 3.33GHz 6 Core 64GB 6x 256GB SATA SSD PERC 6/i
$1530.0
Dell PowerEdge R610 2x X5680 3.33GHz 6 Core 64GB 6x 256GB SATA SSD PERC 6/i picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.