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MDKSA-2003:084: perl-CGI Vulnerability Scan

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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 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.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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