Public Date:
971096: CVE-2013-2145 perl-Module-Signature: arbitrary code execution when verifying SIGNATURE

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The cpansign verify functionality in the Module::Signature module before 0.72 for Perl allows attackers to bypass the signature check and execute arbitrary code via a SIGNATURE file with a "special unknown cipher" that references an untrusted module in Digest/.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2145 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.