Debian: DSA-2587-1: libcgi-pm-perl security update

    Date 11 Dec 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    December 11, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libcgi-pm-perl
    Vulnerability  : HTTP header injection
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-5526
    Debian Bug     : 693421
    
    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.
    
    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 packages.
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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