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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-6512

perl File-Path: permission tampering

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to change the access rights assigned to the pointed file, with the privileges of the process using the Perl module File::Path.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, Kubernetes, OpenBSD.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 06/06/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-6512, DLA-978-1, DSA-3873-1, FEDORA-2017-212f07c853, FEDORA-2017-4e981a51e6, FEDORA-2017-dd42592f9a, VIGILANCE-VUL-22899.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to change the access rights assigned to the pointed file, with the privileges of the process using the Perl module File::Path.
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