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    Debian: DSA-2327-1: libfcgi-perl security-update

    Date 24 Oct 2011
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ferdinand Smit discovered that libfcgi-perl, a Perl module for writing FastCGI applications, is incorrectly restoring environment variables of a prior request in subsequent requests. In some cases this may lead to authentication bypasses or worse.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2327-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                                 Nico Golde
    Oct 24th, 2011                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libfcgi-perl
    Vulnerability  : authentication bypass
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    Debian bug     : 607479
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2011-2766
    
    Ferdinand Smit discovered that libfcgi-perl, a Perl module for writing
    FastCGI applications, is incorrectly restoring environment variables of
    a prior request in subsequent requests.  In some cases this may lead
    to authentication bypasses or worse.
    
    
    The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by this problem.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.71-1+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.73-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.73-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libfcgi-perl packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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