Fedora 17 : perl-5.14.3-218.fc17 / perl-CGI-3.52-218.fc17 (2012-19282)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63248


The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


Fix CVE-2012-5526 (escape new-lines in Set-Cookie and P3P HTTP response headers properly) in CGI-3.52.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63248

File Name: fedora_2012-19282.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/13

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-CGI, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5526

BID: 56562

FEDORA: 2012-19282