Novell NetWare Perl handler HTTP POST code execution

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

References:

Platforms Affected:

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

Reported:

Aug 20, 2002

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