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Mandrake MDKSA-2003:084: perl-CGI cross site scripting

by Nikola Strahija on August 20th, 2003 Eye on Security found a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the start_form() function in CGI.pm. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to place a web script in a URL which feeds into a form's action parameter and allows execution by the browser as if it was coming from the site.


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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: perl-CGI
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:084
Date: August 20th, 2003

Affected versions: 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, Corporate Server 2.1,
Multi Network Firewall 8.2
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Problem Description:

Eye on Security found a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the
start_form() function in CGI.pm. This vulnerability allows a remote
attacker to place a web script in a URL which feeds into a form's
action parameter and allows execution by the browser as if it was
coming from the site.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0615
http://eyeonsecurity.org/advisories/CGI.pm/adv.html
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Updated Packages:

Corporate Server 2.1:
ba7ff50de983c694a0de5a18686defb0 corporate/2.1/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.noarch.rpm
d33e5b70ccb06a6634eb784b987c3709 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
ae71f34a21a149948e1f28263cb38a09 x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.noarch.rpm
d33e5b70ccb06a6634eb784b987c3709 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2:
287cfec9115ac5395cef982b054d6e0f 8.2/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.noarch.rpm
f30e0a5c1424e2ba6015991bbf4a8760 8.2/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
0099608448f3ad7074daae3ccb48f4fe ppc/8.2/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.noarch.rpm
f30e0a5c1424e2ba6015991bbf4a8760 ppc/8.2/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.0:
ba7ff50de983c694a0de5a18686defb0 9.0/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.noarch.rpm
d33e5b70ccb06a6634eb784b987c3709 9.0/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
edbef67588070e8b64cc067bc38df59f 9.1/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.noarch.rpm
d33e5b70ccb06a6634eb784b987c3709 9.1/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
ac48b149899c0ec2dfe3b7eade985253 ppc/9.1/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.noarch.rpm
d33e5b70ccb06a6634eb784b987c3709 ppc/9.1/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.2mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
287cfec9115ac5395cef982b054d6e0f mnf8.2/RPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.noarch.rpm
f30e0a5c1424e2ba6015991bbf4a8760 mnf8.2/SRPMS/perl-CGI-3.00-0.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security. You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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