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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6185

The XSLoader::load method in XSLoader in Perl does not properly locate .so files when called in a string eval, which might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse library under the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2016-08-02 Last Update Date : 2018-05-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute Code
CWE ID 284

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Perl Perl - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Perl Perl 1

- References For CVE-2016-6185

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91685
BID 91685 Perl CVE-2016-6185 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036260
SECTRACK 1036260
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/5RFDMASVZLFZYBB2GNTZXU6I76E4NA4V/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-742bde2be7
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ITYZJXQH24X2F2LAOQEQAC5KXLYJTJ76/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-485dff6060
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/08/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20160708 Re: CVE Request: perl: XSLoader: could load shared library from incorrect location
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-75
GENTOO GLSA-201701-75
https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=115808 CONFIRM
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3625-1/
UBUNTU USN-3625-1
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/PRIPTDA6XINBVEJXI2NGLKVEINBREHTN/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-eb2592245b
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/08e3451d7 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3628
DEBIAN DSA-3628
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/07/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20160707 CVE Request: perl: XSLoader: could load shared library from incorrect location
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3625-2/
UBUNTU USN-3625-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6185

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


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