libcgi-session-perl - persistent session data in CGI applications

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libcgi-session-perl
Package version 4.48
Package release 1+deb8u1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 286 B
Download size 115.90 KB
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CGI-Session is a Perl5 library that provides an easy, reliable and modular
session management system across HTTP requests. Persistency is a key feature
for such applications as shopping carts, login/authentication routines, and
application that need to carry data across HTTP requests.
CGI::Session does that and many more.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libcgi-session-perl_4.48-1+deb8u1_all.deb 4.48 all Debian Main
libcgi-session-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libcgi-session-perl_4.48-1+deb8u1_all.deb
Source Package libcgi-session-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libcgi-session-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libcgi-session-perl




2016-01-15 - Niko Tyni <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.48-1+deb8u1) jessie; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Untaint raw data coming from session storage backends.
+ fixes a taint regression caused by CVE-2015-8607 fixes in perl
(Closes: #810799)
2013-05-26 - gregor herrmann <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.48-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* Removed patch applied upstream
* New upstream release
Fixes "FTBFS with perl 5.18: qw syntax errors"
(Closes: #709762)
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Fix trailing comma in debian/control
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: switch formatting to Copyright-Format 1.0.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
2011-07-08 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.46-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Raised standards version to 3.9.2
* Updated copyright
* Refreshed patch, added spelling correction to patch and forwarded
2010-12-19 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.43-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan Yu ]
* New upstream release
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* Update my email address.
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* New upstream release
* Added myself to Uploaders
* Upped debhelper/compat to level 8
* Upped standards version to 3.9.1
* Removed quilt dependency and README.source as it is now standard
* Reduced debian/rules to the tiny one
* Refreshed copyright
* Adding debian/source/format
* Reviewed patch
* Added t/sessiondata to clean list
2009-03-29 - gregor herrmann <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.41-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.1 (no changes).
2009-01-04 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.40-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2008-12-16 - Rene Mayorga <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.39-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Rene Mayorga ]
* New upstream release
* debian/patches/fix_name_section_pod.patch 
+ add Author and name and description
* debian/README.source - add more info
2008-11-02 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.38-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Convert debian/copyright to current revision of proposed format.
* debian/copyright: List individual contributors as copyright holders for
the Debian packaging, not the Debian Perl Group.
The list of contributors was taken from the changelog.
* debian/watch: Use dist-based URL.
* debian/control: Do not start short description with a capital letter
2008-10-26 - Rene Mayorga <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.37-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2008-09-14 - Rene Mayorga <>
libcgi-session-perl (4.36-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Rene Mayorga ]
* New upstream release
* Setting debhelper and compat level to 7
* debian/rules - refresh with dh-make-perl templates
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove libmodule-build-perl from Build-Depends, not needed any more since
debhelper 7's dh_auto_configure prefers MakeMaker over Module::Build.

See Also

Package Description
libcgi-session-serialize-yaml-perl_4.26-1_all.deb YAML and YAML::Syck support for CGI::Session's serializers
libcgi-simple-perl_1.115-1_all.deb simple compatible OO CGI interface
libcgi-ssi-parser-perl_0.01-1_all.deb used in CGI scripts for parsing SSI directives
libcgi-ssi-perl_0.92-3_all.deb Perl module to use SSI from CGI scripts
libcgi-struct-xs-perl_1.04-1+b1_amd64.deb Perl module to build structures from CGI data, XS version
libcgi-untaint-date-perl_1.00-2_all.deb CGI::Untaint::date - validate a date
libcgi-untaint-email-perl_0.03-2_all.deb Input handler for CGI::Untaint to validate an email address
libcgi-untaint-perl_1.26-5_all.deb module to process CGI input parameters
libcgi-uploader-perl_2.18-1_all.deb module for managing CGI uploads using an SQL database
libcgi-validop-perl_0.56-1_all.deb module for validating CGI parameters
libcgi-xml-perl_0.1-14_all.deb perl module for converting CGI variables from/to XML
libcgi-xmlapplication-perl_1.1.3-7_all.deb perl module for creating XML-DOM and OO based CGI scripts
libcgi-xmlform-perl_0.10-14_all.deb perl module for reading/generating formatted XML
libcgic-dev_2.05-3_amd64.deb C library for developing CGI applications
libcgic2_2.05-3_amd64.deb C library for developing CGI applications