ePerl embedded foreign code execution
|eperl-embedded-code-execution (6743)||High Risk|
Embedded Perl (ePerl) could allow the execution of embedded code, caused by a vulnerability in the ePerl preprocessor. A remote attacker could embed a malicious Perl script within an HTML Web page using the #sinclude directive, which allows ePerl delimiters to be ignored during the parsing mechanism. If the attacker places an #include directive within the file referenced by the #sinclude directive, malicious code in the file referenced by the #sinclude directive is then executed once the Web page is loaded.
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jun 21 2001 - 23:27:30 CDT: bugtraq submission.
- ePerl Web site: Embedded Perl Language.
- BID-2912: ePerl Foreign Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-0733: The #sinclude directive in Embedded Perl (ePerl) 2.2.14 and earlier allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by modifying the 'sinclude' file to point to another file that contains a #include directive that references a file that contains the code.
- OSVDB ID: 1880: ePerl sinclude File Foreign Code Execution
- Ralf S. Engelschall ePerl 2.2.14 and prior
Jun 21, 2001
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