3 Debian Updates
Posted on: 12/12/2012 12:41 PM

The following three security updates has been released for Debian GNU/Linux: [DSA 2586-1] perl security update, [DSA 2585-1] bogofilter security update, and [DSA 2587-1] libcgi-pm-perl security update

[DSA 2586-1] perl security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2586-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/
December 11, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : perl
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-5195 CVE-2012-5526
Debian Bug : 689314 693420 695223

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the implementation of the Perl
programming language:

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

CVE-2012-5526
The 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.

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[DSA 2585-1] bogofilter security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2585-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/
December 11, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : bogofilter
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-5468
Debian Bug : 695139

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in bogofilter, a software
package for classifying mail messages as spam or non-spam. Crafted
mail messages with invalid base64 data could lead to heap corruption
and, potentially, arbitrary code execution.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-2+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2+dfsg1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bogofilter packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[DSA 2587-1] libcgi-pm-perl security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2587-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/
December 11, 2012 http://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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/




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