*** This bug has been split off bug 146737 ***
------- Original comment by Josh Bressers (Security Response Team) on 2005.01.31
The following isuses were reported regarding running setuid perl executables
(I'm attaching the report as a text file as it is long).
buffer overflow caused by very long paths
and a PERLIO_DEBUG file overwrite bug.
The advisory is attachment 110480 [details]
The proposed patch is attachment 110481 [details]
CAN-2005-0155 for the privilege escalation in debug mode
CAN-2005-0156 for the buffer overflow
removing embargo; ubuntu published an advisory on this
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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