USN-1896-1: Module::Signature perl module vulnerability
3 July 2013
Module::Signature could be made to run programs if it verified a signature.
- libmodule-signature-perl - module to manipulate CPAN SIGNATURE files
Florian Weimer discovered that the Module::Signature perl module
incorrectly loaded unknown ciphers from relative directories. An attacker
could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code when a signature is
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.