Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157694
CAN-2005-0448 perl File::Path.pm rmtree race condition
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:18 EST
Race condition in the rmtree function in File::Path.pm in Perl before 5.8.4
allows local users to create arbitrary setuid binaries in the tree being
deleted, a different vulnerability than CAN-2004-0452.
Created attachment 114350 [details]
Patch from Ubuntu, this is going to to need some cleaning up.
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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