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LIN5-21883 : Security Advisory - perl - CVE-2016-6185

Created: Aug 14, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 23, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The XSLoader::load method in XSLoader in Perl does not properly locate .so files when called in a string eval, which might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse library under the current working directory.

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