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MDKSA-2003:084: perl-CGI

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the perl-CGI package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:084 (perl-CGI).


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


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:084
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8231

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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