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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0156

Original release date: 02/07/2005
Last revised: 10/23/2013


Buffer overflow in the PerlIO implementation in Perl 5.8.0, when installed with setuid support (sperl), allows local users to execute arbitrary code by setting the PERLIO_DEBUG variable and executing a Perl script whose full pathname contains a long directory tree.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 12426
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200502-13
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: perl-perliodebug-bo(19208)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050202 [USN-72-1] Perl vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2005-0003
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:031
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:152845
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20050207 DMA[2005-0131b] - 'Setuid Perl PERLIO_DEBUG
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:105
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.digitalmunition.com/DMA[2005-0131b].txt
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10803
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLSA-2006:1056
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:103
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10803
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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