AIX 5.3 TL 12 : perl (IV10197)

high Nessus Plugin ID 64299
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


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.

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Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64299

File Name: aix_IV10197.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 1/30/2013

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3597