Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mod_perl (MDVSA-2009:091-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 37785


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mod_perl v1.x and v2.x :

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in in Apache::Status and Apache2::Status in mod_perl1 and mod_perl2 for the Apache HTTP Server, when /perl-status is accessible, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI (CVE-2009-0796).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected apache-mod_perl and / or apache-mod_perl-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 37785

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-091.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_perl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-mod_perl-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0796

BID: 34383

MDVSA: 2009:091-1

CWE: 79