Novell NetWare Perl handler HTTP POST code execution

netware-perl-code-execution (9916) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


A vulnerability in Perl could allow a remote attacker to execute code on the system. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending arbitrary Perl code to the Web server using an HTTP POST request.


Gain Access


Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963307. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Larry Wall Perl 5.003
  • Novell NetWare 5.1
  • Novell NetWare 6.0


Aug 20, 2002

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