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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1168

Original release date: 06/21/2010
Last revised: 07/18/2011


The Safe (aka Safe.pm) module before 2.25 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended (1) Safe::reval and (2) Safe::rdo access restrictions, and inject and execute arbitrary code, via vectors involving implicitly called methods and implicitly blessed objects, as demonstrated by the (a) DESTROY and (b) AUTOLOAD methods, related to "automagic methods."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=576508
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9807
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.perl.org/users/rafael_garcia-suarez/2010/03/new-safepm-fixes-security-hole.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0457
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:116
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3075
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/RGARCIA/Safe-2.27/Changes
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:115
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/cve_2010_1168_vulnerability_in
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100520 CVE-2010-1974 reject request (dupe of CVE-2010-1168) and CVE-2010-1447 description modification request
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024062
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0458
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7424

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7424
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9807
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)