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rPSA-2009-0011-1 perl
rPSA-2009-0011-1 perl

rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0011-1
Published: 2009-01-20
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local Root Non-Deterministic Weakness
Updated Versions: 

rPath Issue Tracking System:


    Previous versions of Perl contained a race condition in the rmtree
    function of the File::Path module that allowed local users to create
    arbitrary setuid binaries via a symlink attack. This is a regression
    related to CVE-2005-0448.
    Additionally a double free vulnerability exists that allows
    context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a
    crafted regular expression containing UTF8 characters. 

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