Debian Security Advisory DSA 2587-1 (libcgi-pm-perl - HTTP header injection)

Published: 2013-09-18 09:53:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Affected Versions:
libcgi-pm-perl on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.49-1squeeze2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.61-2. We recommend that you upgrade your libcgi-pm-perl Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was discovered that the CGI module for Perl does not filter LF characters in the Set-Cookie and P3P headers, potentially allowing attackers to inject HTTP headers.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-5526

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2587.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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