Roderich Schupp Par-packer Module up to 0.71 PAR::Packer access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Roderich Schupp Par-packer Module up to 0.71. This affects the function PAR::Packer. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 01/13/2012 by John Lightsey as Bug 753955 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-4114 since 10/18/2011. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57368 (Fedora 15 : perl-PAR-1.002-4.fc15 / perl-PAR-Packer-1.008-4.fc15 (2011-16859)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 0.72 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (71155), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34125) and Tenable (57368). Similar entry is available at 59927.




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 57368
Nessus Name: Fedora 15 : perl-PAR-1.002-4.fc15 / perl-PAR-Packer-1.008-4.fc15 (2011-16859)
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OpenVAS ID: 803343
OpenVAS Name: Active Perl Modules Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Par-packer Module 0.72


10/18/2011 🔍
11/04/2011 +17 days 🔍
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01/13/2012 +17 days 🔍
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Advisory: Bug 753955
Researcher: John Lightsey
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-4114 (🔍)
X-Force: 71155
Vulnerability Center: 34125 - CPAN PAR::Packer Module Local Symbolic-Link Vulnerability Allows to Overwrite Existing File, Medium
SecurityFocus: 50540 - CPAN PAR::Packer Module Insecure Temporary Directory Creation Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/28/2021 07:38 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore exploit_price_0day source_nessus_risk
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