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Secunia Security Advisory 46299

Secunia Security Advisory 46299
Posted Oct 24, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Perl, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46299

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TITLE:
Perl Digest "Digest->new()" Code Injection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46299

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46299/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46299

RELEASE DATE:
2011-10-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46299/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46299/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46299

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Perl, which can be exploited by
malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a vulnerability in the included
Digest module.

For more information:
SA46279

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the GIT repository.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commit/a2fa999d41c94d622051667d897fedca90be1828

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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