Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : perl-CGI (MDKSA-2003:084)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Eye on Security found a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the
start_form() function in CGI.pm. This vulnerability allows a remote
attacker to place a web script in a URL which feeds into a form's
action parameter and allows execution by the browser as if it was
coming from the site.

See also :

http://eyeonsecurity.org/advisories/CGI.pm/adv.html

Solution :

Update the affected perl-CGI package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14066 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-084.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0615

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