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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67013


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated perl-Dancer package fixes CVE-2012-5572

A security flaw was found in the way, 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 (CVE-2012-5572).


Update the affected perl-Dancer package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67013

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-184.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/06/28

Modified: 2016/05/17

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:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Dancer, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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: 2013/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5572

BID: 56711

MDVSA: 2013:184