AIX 5.3 TL 12 : perl (IV10197)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The Digest module for Perl is prone to a vulnerability that will let
attackers inject and execute arbitrary Perl code.

Remote attackers can exploit this issue to run arbitrary code in the
context of the affected application.

Digest versions prior to 1.17 are affected.

For more details please visit :

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49911
https://secunia.com/advisories/46279

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/perl_advisory2.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64299 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3597

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