• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installation functionality in ActivePerl, when installed in the top-level C:\ directory, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the C:\Perl\Site\bin directory, which is added to the PATH system environment variable, as demonstrated by a Trojan horse wlbsctrl.dll file used by the "IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules" system service in Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8 Release Preview.
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20121011 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20121011)
Votes (Legacy)
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.