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CVE Reference: CVE-2008-5303

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-5303

Description:
Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path 1.08 (lib/File/Path.pm) in Perl 5.8.8 allows local users to allows local users to delete arbitrary files 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-2008-5302 due to affected versions.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47044

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA33314
  Secunia Advisory: SA32980
  Secunia Advisory: SA40052

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0458.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9699
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6680

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/28/2

MISC
  http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/perl/porters/233695#233695

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:116

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1678

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
  http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0011
  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286905
  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286922#36

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500210/100/0/threaded

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html


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