Executive Summary

Name CVE-1999-1386 First vendor Publication 1999-12-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-10-18

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Perl 5.004_04 and earlier follows symbolic links when running with the -e option, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/perl-eaXXXXX file.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-1386

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-27 Leveraging Race Conditions via Symbolic Links

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 3

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
8067 Perl -e Option Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=88932165406213&w=2
CONFIRM http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#perl
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7243.php

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2016-10-18 12:00:48
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2016-04-26 11:31:56
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2013-05-11 11:58:29
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