Public Date:

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the rmtree function in in Perl before 5.8.4 allows local users to create arbitrary setuid binaries in the tree being deleted, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0452.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0448 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (perl) RHSA-2005:881 2005-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (perl) RHSA-2005:674 2005-10-05