Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-CGI (MDVSA-2011:008)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51800
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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).
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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.
SolutionUpdate the affected perl-CGI and / or perl-CGI-Fast packages.