Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-CGI (MDVSA-2012:180)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in perl-CGI :

CGI.pm module before 3.63 for Perl does not properly escape newlines
in (1) Set-Cookie or (2) P3P headers, which might allow remote
attackers to inject arbitrary headers into responses from applications
that use CGI.pm (CVE-2012-5526).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63284 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56562

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5526

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