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Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:04:26 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: peter@...e-magic.net
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: A CGI application vulnerability for PHP, Go, Python and others - CHICKEN eggs

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> This issue affects the CHICKEN egg "spiffy-cgi-handlers", which is an
> optional add-on to add CGI and FastCGI support to the Spiffy web server.
> 
> All versions before 0.5 are affected. An announcement was made to
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/chicken-announce/2016-07/msg00000.html

>> a HTTP server which converts the Proxy header as a
>> HTTP_PROXY environment variable. The spiffy-cgi-handlers egg will do
>> that in the default setup.

> The spiffy-cgi-handlers code was part of the spiffy web server before
> version 5.0, so earlier versions of that egg were also affected. Strictly
> speaking, I think this deserves another CVE because it's a different
> piece of software.
> 
> Could I have a CVE for this issue?

Use CVE-2016-6286 for this code, as found either in the
spiffy-cgi-handlers egg or in the spiffy web server. (Moving a piece
of code from one software product to another doesn't generate a second
CVE ID.)


> I believe this affects the CHICKEN egg "http-client", when used in a CGI
> context when the calling server unsafely passes "Proxy" as "HTTP_PROXY".
> Could I have a CVE for this issue as well?

Use CVE-2016-6287.

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