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Re: Bug#810799: libcgi-session-perl: Perl DSA-3441-1 exposes taint bug in CGI::Session::Driver::file

Control: tag -1 security

On 12/01/16 12:28, Chris Boot wrote:
> Forwarded: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=80346
> Dear Maintainer,
> With Perl upgraded from 5.20.2-3+deb8u1 to 5.20.2-3+deb8u2, our
> installation of TWiki (http://twiki.org/) no longer functions. This
> happens due to CGI::Session::Driver::file complaining about taint.

I'm bringing this bug to the attention of the security team, as it has
only come to light since the Jessie DSA of Perl (DSA-3441-1), so it's a
stable security regression.


Chris Boot

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