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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-2145: Perl Module-Signature module: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-2145: Perl Module-Signature module: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/19/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

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/.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-perl-module-signature

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