Fedora 16 : perl-5.14.3-203.fc16 / perl-CGI-3.52-203.fc16 (2012-18330)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63282

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877015

http://www.nessus.org/u?a22c8bdc

http://www.nessus.org/u?a007a810

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63282

File Name: fedora_2012-18330.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-CGI, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5526

BID: 56562

FEDORA: 2012-18330