Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Dancer (MDVSA-2013:184)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated perl-Dancer package fixes CVE-2012-5572

A security flaw was found in the way Dancer.pm, lightweight yet
powerful web application framework / Perl language module, performed
sanitization of values to be used for cookie() and cookies() methods.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to inject arbitrary headers into
responses from (Perl) applications, that use Dancer.pm
(CVE-2012-5572).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0183.html

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Dancer package.

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67013 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56711

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5572

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