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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1238

(1) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptar, (2) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptardiff, (3) cpan/Archive-Tar/bin/ptargrep, (4) cpan/CPAN/scripts/cpan, (5) cpan/Digest-SHA/shasum, (6) cpan/Encode/bin/enc2xs, (7) cpan/Encode/bin/encguess, (8) cpan/Encode/bin/piconv, (9) cpan/Encode/bin/ucmlint, (10) cpan/Encode/bin/unidump, (11) cpan/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/bin/instmodsh, (12) cpan/IO-Compress/bin/zipdetails, (13) cpan/JSON-PP/bin/json_pp, (14) cpan/Test-Harness/bin/prove, (15) dist/ExtUtils-ParseXS/lib/ExtUtils/xsubpp, (16) dist/Module-CoreList/corelist, (17) ext/Pod-Html/bin/pod2html, (18) utils/c2ph.PL, (19) utils/h2ph.PL, (20) utils/h2xs.PL, (21) utils/libnetcfg.PL, (22) utils/perlbug.PL, (23) utils/perldoc.PL, (24) utils/perlivp.PL, and (25) utils/splain.PL in Perl 5.x before 5.22.3-RC2 and 5.24 before 5.24.1-RC2 do not properly remove . (period) characters from the end of the includes directory array, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse module under the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2016-08-02 Last Update Date : 2018-12-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-1238

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Perl Perl 1.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Perl Perl 1.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Perl Perl 5.000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Perl Perl 5.000o Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Perl Perl 5.001 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Perl Perl 5.001n Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Perl Perl 5.002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Perl Perl 5.002 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Perl Perl 5.003 15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97f Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Perl Perl 5.003 26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Perl Perl 5.003 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97a Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Perl Perl 5.003 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Perl Perl 5.003 99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Perl Perl 5.003 04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Perl Perl 5.003 93 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Perl Perl 5.003 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97g Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Perl Perl 5.003 27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97b Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Perl Perl 5.003 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Perl Perl 5.003 99a Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Perl Perl 5.003 11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Perl Perl 5.003 05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Perl Perl 5.003 94 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Perl Perl 5.003 17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97h Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Perl Perl 5.003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Perl Perl 5.003 28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Perl Perl 5.003 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Perl Perl 5.003 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97c Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Perl Perl 5.003 07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Perl Perl 5.003 95 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Perl Perl 5.003 18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97i Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Perl Perl 5.003 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Perl Perl 5.003 90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Perl Perl 5.003 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Perl Perl 5.003 13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97d Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Perl Perl 5.003 08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Perl Perl 5.003 96 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Perl Perl 5.003 19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97j Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Perl Perl 5.003 02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Perl Perl 5.003 91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Perl Perl 5.003 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97e Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Perl Perl 5.003 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Perl Perl 5.003 09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Perl Perl 5.003 97 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Perl Perl 5.003 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Perl Perl 5.003 98 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Perl Perl 5.003 03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Perl Perl 5.003 92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Perl Perl 5.004 03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Perl Perl 5.004 04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Perl Perl 5.004 05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Perl Perl 5.004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Perl Perl 5.004 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Perl Perl 5.004 02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Perl Perl 5.005 03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Perl Perl 5.005 04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Perl Perl 5.005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Perl Perl 5.005 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Perl Perl 5.005 02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Perl Perl 5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Perl Perl 5.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Perl Perl 5.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Perl Perl 5.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Perl Perl 5.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Perl Perl 5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Perl Perl 5.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Perl Perl 5.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Perl Perl 5.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Perl Perl 5.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Perl Perl 5.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Perl Perl 5.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Perl Perl 5.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Perl Perl 5.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Perl Perl 5.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Perl Perl 5.8.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Perl Perl 5.8.9 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Perl Perl 5.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Perl Perl 5.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Perl Perl 5.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Perl Perl 5.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Perl Perl 5.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Perl Perl 5.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Perl Perl 5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Perl Perl 5.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Perl Perl 5.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Perl Perl 5.10.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Perl Perl 5.10.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Perl Perl 5.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Perl Perl 5.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Perl Perl 5.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Perl Perl 5.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Perl Perl 5.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Perl Perl 5.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Perl Perl 5.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Perl Perl 5.12.1 RC0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Perl Perl 5.12.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Perl Perl 5.12.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Perl Perl 5.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Perl Perl 5.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Perl Perl 5.12.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Perl Perl 5.12.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Perl Perl 5.12.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Perl Perl 5.12.3 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Perl Perl 5.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Perl Perl 5.12.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Perl Perl 5.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Perl Perl 5.12.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Perl Perl 5.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Perl Perl 5.12.5 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Perl Perl 5.12.5 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Perl Perl 5.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Perl Perl 5.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Perl Perl 5.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Perl Perl 5.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Perl Perl 5.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Perl Perl 5.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Perl Perl 5.13.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Perl Perl 5.13.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application Perl Perl 5.13.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application Perl Perl 5.13.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application Perl Perl 5.13.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application Perl Perl 5.13.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application Perl Perl 5.14.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application Perl Perl 5.14.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application Perl Perl 5.14.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application Perl Perl 5.14.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 Application Perl Perl 5.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 Application Perl Perl 5.14.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 Application Perl Perl 5.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 Application Perl Perl 5.14.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 Application Perl Perl 5.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 Application Perl Perl 5.14.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 Application Perl Perl 5.14.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 Application Perl Perl 5.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 Application Perl Perl 5.14.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 Application Perl Perl 5.14.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 Application Perl Perl 5.15.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 Application Perl Perl 5.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 Application Perl Perl 5.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 Application Perl Perl 5.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
157 Application Perl Perl 5.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
158 Application Perl Perl 5.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
159 Application Perl Perl 5.15.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
160 Application Perl Perl 5.15.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
161 Application Perl Perl 5.15.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
162 Application Perl Perl 5.15.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
163 Application Perl Perl 5.16.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
164 Application Perl Perl 5.16.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
165 Application Perl Perl 5.16.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
166 Application Perl Perl 5.16.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
167 Application Perl Perl 5.16.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
168 Application Perl Perl 5.16.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
169 Application Perl Perl 5.16.3. Version Details Vulnerabilities
170 Application Perl Perl 5.17.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
171 Application Perl Perl 5.17.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
172 Application Perl Perl 5.17.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
173 Application Perl Perl 5.17.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
174 Application Perl Perl 5.17.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
175 Application Perl Perl 5.17.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
176 Application Perl Perl 5.17.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
177 Application Perl Perl 5.17.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
178 Application Perl Perl 5.17.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
179 Application Perl Perl 5.17.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
180 Application Perl Perl 5.17.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
181 Application Perl Perl 5.17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
182 Application Perl Perl 5.17.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
183 Application Perl Perl 5.18.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
184 Application Perl Perl 5.18.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
185 Application Perl Perl 5.18.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
186 Application Perl Perl 5.18.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
187 Application Perl Perl 5.18.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
188 Application Perl Perl 5.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
189 Application Perl Perl 5.18.2 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
190 Application Perl Perl 5.18.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
191 Application Perl Perl 5.18.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
192 Application Perl Perl 5.18.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
193 Application Perl Perl 5.18.2 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
194 Application Perl Perl 5.18.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
195 Application Perl Perl 5.18.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
196 Application Perl Perl 5.18.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
197 Application Perl Perl 5.18.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
198 Application Perl Perl 5.19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
199 Application Perl Perl 5.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
200 Application Perl Perl 5.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
201 Application Perl Perl 5.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
202 Application Perl Perl 5.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
203 Application Perl Perl 5.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
204 Application Perl Perl 5.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
205 Application Perl Perl 5.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
206 Application Perl Perl 5.19.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
207 Application Perl Perl 5.19.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
208 Application Perl Perl 5.19.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
209 Application Perl Perl 5.19.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
210 Application Perl Perl 5.20.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
211 Application Perl Perl 5.20.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
212 Application Perl Perl 5.20.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
213 Application Perl Perl 5.20.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
214 Application Perl Perl 5.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
215 Application Perl Perl 5.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
216 Application Perl Perl 5.20.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
217 Application Perl Perl 5.20.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
218 Application Perl Perl 5.20.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
219 Application Perl Perl 5.20.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
220 Application Perl Perl 5.21.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
221 Application Perl Perl 5.21.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
222 Application Perl Perl 5.21.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
223 Application Perl Perl 5.21.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
224 Application Perl Perl 5.21.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
225 Application Perl Perl 5.21.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
226 Application Perl Perl 5.21.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
227 Application Perl Perl 5.21.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
228 Application Perl Perl 5.21.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
229 Application Perl Perl 5.21.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
230 Application Perl Perl 5.21.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
231 Application Perl Perl 5.21.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
232 Application Perl Perl 5.22.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
233 Application Perl Perl 5.22.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
234 Application Perl Perl 5.22.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
235 Application Perl Perl 5.22.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
236 Application Perl Perl 5.22.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
237 Application Perl Perl 5.22.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
238 Application Perl Perl 5.22.1 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
239 Application Perl Perl 5.22.1 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
240 Application Perl Perl 5.22.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
241 Application Perl Perl 5.22.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
242 Application Perl Perl 5.22.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
243 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
244 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
245 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
246 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
247 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
248 Application Perl Perl 5.24.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
249 Application Perl Perl 5.24.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Perl Perl 248

- References For CVE-2016-1238

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3628
DEBIAN DSA-3628
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-75
GENTOO GLSA-201701-75
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036440
SECTRACK 1036440
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/cee96d52c39b1e7b36e1c62d38bcd8d86e9a41ab CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/TZBNQH3DMI7HDELJAZ4TFJJANHXOEDWH/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-6ec2009080
https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=127834 CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/DOFRQWJRP2NQJEYEWOMECVW3HAMD5SYN/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-dd20a4631a
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
MLIST [announce] 20180916 [SECURITY] Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.2 resolves CVE-2017-15705, CVE-2016-1238, CVE-2018-11780 & CVE-2018-11781
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00016.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181113 [SECURITY] [DLA 1578-1] spamassassin security update
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/2FBQOCV3GBAN2EYZUM3CFDJ4ECA3GZOK/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-e9e5c081d4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92136
BID 92136 Perl CVE-2016-1238 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-01
http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2016/07/msg238271.html
MLIST [perl.perl5.porters] 20160725 CVE-2016-1238: Important unsafe module load path flaw
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-07
GENTOO GLSA-201812-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1238

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


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