Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : fcgi (MDVSA-2012:001)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in fcgi :

The FCGI (aka Fast CGI) module 0.70 through 0.73 for Perl, as used by
CGI::Fast, uses environment variable values from one request during
processing of a later request, which allows remote attackers to bypass
authentication via crafted HTTP headers (CVE-2011-2766).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-FCGI package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57428 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49549

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2766

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