CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-10-02
Bugzilla: 743010: CVE-2011-3597 Perl Digest improper control of generation of code
IAVA: 2012-A-0153


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Eval injection vulnerability in the Digest module before 1.17 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the new constructor.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3597 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (perl) RHSA-2011:1797 December 08, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (perl) RHSA-2011:1797 December 08, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (perl) RHSA-2011:1424 November 03, 2011

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