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Item7149: Update CGI::Session module to 4.48

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Engine CPAN Normal Closed   patch 5.1.4

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Reported by John Lightsey of nixnuts.net.

Original advisory is at

Point 1: "This vulnerability affects web applications that use CGI::Session's "File" driver for session management on a Windows-based system. Linux-based systems are not affected, other platforms have not been tested." That is, only native TWiki on Windows are affected, which is rare.

Point 2: The CPAN lib path is disabled in a typical TWiki installation, e.g. the system's CGI::Session is used by default.

In other words, this only applies to your TWiki installation if you run TWiki natively on Windows (not in a virtual machine) and you are using the CGI::Session supplied by TWiki (enabled using $CPANBASE in twiki/bin/LocalLib.cfg).

-- TWiki:Main/PeterThoeny - 2013-02-16

Summary Update CGI::Session module to 4.48
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Codebase ~twiki4, 5.1.3
SVN Range TWiki-5.1.3-trunk, Fri, 15 Feb 2013, build 25066
AppliesTo Engine
Component CPAN
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:25082 TWikirev:25083
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 5.1.4
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Topic revision: r5 - 2013-02-18 - PeterThoeny
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