CVE-2011-4363

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-11-30
CWE:
CWE-377
Bugzilla:
758866: CVE-2011-4363 perl-Proc-ProcessTable: unsafe temporary file usage

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ProcessTable.pm in the Proc::ProcessTable module 0.45 for Perl, when TTY information caching is enabled, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/TTYDEVS.

Find out more about CVE-2011-4363 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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