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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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