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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5302

Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 and 2.07 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 and 5.10.0 allows local users to create arbitrary setuid binaries via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2004-0452, and CVE-2008-2827. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2005-0448. It is different from CVE-2008-5303 due to affected versions.
Publish Date : 2008-12-01 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 362

- Vendor Statements

This issue has been addressed in perl packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0457.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0458.html.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.4
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-11-27 2008-11-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5302 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085302 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0458 -- perl security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28121 unix
DSA-1678 perl -- design flaws oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7799 unix
DSA-1678-1 perl - privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18549 unix
ELSA-2010:0458: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22753 unix
Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 and 2.07 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 and 5.10.0 allows loc... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11076 unix
RHSA-2010:0458: perl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100458 unix
RHSA-2010:0458: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22359 unix
USN-700-1 -- libarchive-tar-perl, perl vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21014 unix
VMware ESX,Service Console update for perl. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6890 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5302

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Perl File Path 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Perl File Path 2.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Perl File 2

- References For CVE-2008-5302

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0458.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0458
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47043
XF perl-filepath-symlink(47043)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2
UBUNTU USN-700-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1
UBUNTU USN-700-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500210/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090120 rPSA-2009-0011-1 perl
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1678
DEBIAN DSA-1678
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/233695#233695
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:116
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:116
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/28/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081128 Re: [oss-security] CVE Request - cups, dovecot-managesieve, perl, wireshark
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10735 CONFIRM
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286905 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286922#36 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5302

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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