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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3597

Eval injection vulnerability in the Digest module before 1.17 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the new constructor.
Publish Date : 2012-01-13 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-10-03 2011-10-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1424 -- perl security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27753 unix
ELSA-2011:1424: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23778 unix
ELSA-2011:1797: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23231 unix
Perl Digest Module Code Injection Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19446 unix
RHSA-2011:1424: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22078 unix
RHSA-2011:1424: perl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111424 unix
RHSA-2011:1797: perl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111797 unix
RHSA-2011:1797: perl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21725 unix
VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20560 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3597

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Gisle Aas Digest 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gisle Aas Digest 17

- References For CVE-2011-3597 CONFIRM
BID 49911 Perl Digest Module 'Digest->new()' Code Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-31
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1797
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1424

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3597

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