Bug 1618363 (CVE-2004-0452) - CVE-2004-0452 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2004-0452 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2004-0452
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20041223,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-16 13:44 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 20:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 13:44:37 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 13:44:31 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:58:38 UTC
MITRE description:

Race condition in the rmtree function in the File::Path module in Perl 5.6.1 and 5.8.4 sets read/write permissions for the world, which allows local users to delete arbitrary files and directories, and possibly read files and directories, via a symlink attack.

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