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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702586
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2586-1 (perl - several vulnerabilities)
Summary:Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the implementation of the Perl;programming language:;;CVE-2012-5195The x operator could cause the Perl interpreter to crash;if very long strings were created.;;CVE-2012-5526The CGI module does not properly escape LF characters;in the Set-Cookie and P3P headers.;;In addition, this update adds a warning to the Storable documentation;that this package is not suitable for deserializing untrusted data.
Description:Summary:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the implementation of the Perl
programming language:

CVE-2012-5195The x operator could cause the Perl interpreter to crash
if very long strings were created.

CVE-2012-5526The CGI module does not properly escape LF characters
in the Set-Cookie and P3P headers.

In addition, this update adds a warning to the Storable documentation
that this package is not suitable for deserializing untrusted data.

Affected Software/OS:
perl on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.10.1-17squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.14.2-16.

We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5526
BugTraq ID: 56562
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56562
Debian Security Information: DSA-2586 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2586
https://github.com/markstos/CGI.pm/pull/23
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/15/6
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0685
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0685.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027780
http://secunia.com/advisories/51457
http://secunia.com/advisories/55314
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1643-1
XForce ISS Database: perl-cgipm-header-injection(80098)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80098
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5195
BugTraq ID: 56287
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56287
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:113
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/26/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/27/1
http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2012/10/msg193886.html
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