CVE-2008-2827

The rmtree function in lib/File/Path.pm in Perl 5.10 does not properly check permissions before performing a chmod, which allows local users to modify the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0448 and CVE-2004-0452. (CVSS:4.6) (Last Update:2008-11-25)

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CVE-2008-1444 (directx)

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft DirectX 7.0 and 8.1 on Windows 2000 SP4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI) file with crafted parameters for a Class Name variable, aka the “SAMI Format Parsing Vulnerability.”

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CVE-2008-1440 (windows, windows_xp)

Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, does not properly validate the option length field in Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system hang) via a crafted PGM packet, aka the “PGM Invalid Length Vulnerability.”

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