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CVE-2014-2277

Published: 17 October 2017

The make_temporary_filename function in perltidy 20120701-1 and earlier allows local users to obtain sensitive information or write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack, related to use of the tmpnam function.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.1

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
perltidy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
quantal Ignored
(end of life)
saucy Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (20130922-1)
utopic Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
vivid Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
wily Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
zesty Not vulnerable
(20140328-1)
Patches:
other: http://git.donarmstrong.com/?p=perltidy.git;a=blob;f=debian/patches/fix_insecure_tmpnam_usage_740670
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of symlink restrictions in Ubuntu. This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of hardlink restrictions in Ubuntu.

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.1
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N