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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Perl Vendors:   Wall, Larry
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) Perl File::Path Race Condition in rmtree() and remove_tree() Lets Local Users Modify File Modes
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040687
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040687
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6512   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 17 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): File::Path prior to 2.13
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Perl. A local user can modify the file mode on arbitrary files on the target system.

A local user can exploit a race condition in the File::Path rmtree() and remove_tree() functions to set arbitrary mode values on arbitrary files.

The vendor was notified on February 28 2017.

The cPanel Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can modify the file mode on arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3625-1

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3625-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
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