Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-CGI (MDVSA-2011:008)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in perl-CGI :

Unspecified vulnerability in CGI.pm 3.50 and earlier allows remote
attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response
splitting attacks via unknown vectors. NOTE: this issue exists because
of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2761 (CVE-2010-4411).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version (3.51)
which is not affected by this issue and in turn also brings many
bugfixes.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-CGI and / or perl-CGI-Fast packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51800 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45145

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4411

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