CVE-2016-6185

Published: 02 August 2016

The XSLoader::load method in XSLoader in Perl does not properly locate .so files when called in a string eval, which might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse library under the current working directory.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.22.2-2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (5.22.1-9ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (5.18.2-2ubuntu1.4)
Patches:
Upstream: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/08e3451d7b3b714ad63a27f1b9c2a23ee75d15ee