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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4363

Original release date: 10/07/2012
Last revised: 10/08/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

ProcessTable.pm in the Proc::ProcessTable module 0.45 for Perl, when TTY information caching is enabled, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/TTYDEVS.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111130 Re: CVE request: Proc::ProcessTable perl module
External Source: BID
Name: 50868
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47015
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=650500
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=72862
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111130 CVE request: Proc::ProcessTable perl module
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 77428
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-4363

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