[Full-Disclosure] Re: Buffer Overflow in ActivePerl ?
To: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> Can anybody reproduce this?
> I put together a little advisory on my website, including version
> information and a debugger output (Drwatson):
> PS: Due to travel activity, i will not be able to respond to mails
> within the next 8 days!
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