suidperl information disclosure

suidperl-obtain-information (15012) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


suidperl contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information.


Obtain Information


For Debian Linux 3.0 (woody):
Upgrade to the latest version of perl (5.6.1-8.6 or later), as listed in DSA 431-1. See References.


  • DSA 431-1: perl - information leak.
  • BID-9543: Suidperl Unspecified Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2003-0618: Multiple vulnerabilities in suidperl 5.6.1 and earlier allow a local user to obtain sensitive information about files for which the user does not have appropriate permissions.
  • DSA-431: perl -- information leak
  • OSVDB ID: 6103: Perl suidperl File Information Leak

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • suidperl suidperl


Feb 01, 2004

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