CVE-2008-5303

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General

Score:6.9/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Interaction Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Complete
Integrity:Complete
Availability:Complete

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Local
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0063, CVE-2004-0452, CVE-2005-0448, CVE-2006-1329, CVE-2008-0564, CVE-2008-0888, CVE-2008-2712, CVE-2008-4101, CVE-2008-4456, CVE-2008-5302, CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2008-7247, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0037, CVE-2009-0316, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0688, CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783, CVE-2009-1904, CVE-2009-2042, CVE-2009-2417, CVE-2009-2422, CVE-2009-2446, CVE-2009-2632, CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2801, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902, CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-3009, CVE-2009-3095, CVE-2009-3557, CVE-2009-3558, CVE-2009-3559, CVE-2009-4017, CVE-2009-4019, CVE-2009-4030, CVE-2009-4142, CVE-2009-4143, CVE-2009-4214, CVE-2010-0041, CVE-2010-0042, CVE-2010-0043, CVE-2010-0055, CVE-2010-0056, CVE-2010-0057, CVE-2010-0058, CVE-2010-0059, CVE-2010-0060, CVE-2010-0062, CVE-2010-0063, CVE-2010-0064, CVE-2010-0065, CVE-2010-0393, CVE-2010-0497, CVE-2010-0498, CVE-2010-0500, CVE-2010-0501, CVE-2010-0502, CVE-2010-0503, CVE-2010-0504, CVE-2010-0505, CVE-2010-0506, CVE-2010-0507, CVE-2010-0508, CVE-2010-0509, CVE-2010-0510, CVE-2010-0511, CVE-2010-0512, CVE-2010-0513, CVE-2010-0514, CVE-2010-0515, CVE-2010-0516, CVE-2010-0517, CVE-2010-0518, CVE-2010-0519, CVE-2010-0520, CVE-2010-0521, CVE-2010-0522, CVE-2010-0523, CVE-2010-0524, CVE-2010-0525, CVE-2010-0526, CVE-2010-0533, CVE-2010-0534, CVE-2010-0535, CVE-2010-0537, CVE-2010-1168, CVE-2010-1447

Published on 01/12/08 - Updated on 11/10/18

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 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.

Category: Interaction Error

CWE-362 (Race Conditions)
The program contains a code sequence that can run concurrently with other code, and the code sequence requires temporary, exclusive access to a shared resource, but a timing window exists in which the shared resource can be modified by another code sequence that is operating concurrently.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2008-5303
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTA-2010-AVI-143, CERTA-2011-AVI-726, CERTFR-2015-AVI-431, CERTFR-2016-AVI-128
CentOS CESA-2010:0458
Redhat RHSA-2010:0458
Renater 2008/VULN622, 2010/VULN102

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

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