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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5526

Original release date: 11/21/2012
Last revised: 10/23/2013


CGI.pm module before 3.63 for Perl does not properly escape newlines in (1) Set-Cookie or (2) P3P headers, which might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary headers into responses from applications that use CGI.pm.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://github.com/markstos/CGI.pm/pull/23
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55314
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/MARKSTOS/CGI.pm-3.63/Changes
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121115 Re: CVE Request -- perl-CGI: Newline injection due to improper CRLF escaping in Set-Cookie and P3P headers
External Source: XF
Name: perl-cgipm-header-injection(80098)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0685
External Source: BID
Name: 56562
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51457
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2586
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1643-1

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+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:andy_armstrong:cgi.pm:3.62 and previous versions

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