[Full-Disclosure] Re: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?

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Date: 05/18/04

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    To: z3rosix@my-mail.ch
    Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 17:58:57 -0700 (PDT)
    
    

    Reproduced with 5.6.1/win95.

    On Mon, 17 May 2004, Oliver@greyhat.de wrote:

    > Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 22:23:56 +0200
    > From: "Oliver@greyhat.de" <Oliver@greyhat.de>
    > To: full-disclosure@lists.netsys.com
    > Cc: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
    > Subject: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
    >
    > hi folks,
    >
    > i played around with ActiveState's ActivePerl for Win32, and crashed
    > Perl.exe with the following command:
    >
    > perl -e "$a="A" x 256; system($a)"
    >
    > I wonder if this bug isnt known?!? Because system() is a very common
    > command....
    > Can anybody reproduce this?
    >
    > I put together a little advisory on my website, including version
    > information and a debugger output (Drwatson):
    >
    > http://www.oliverkarow.de/research/ActivePerlSystemBOF.txt
    >
    >
    > PS: Due to travel activity, i will not be able to respond to mails
    > within the next 8 days!
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Oliver
    >

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