Re: Java and buffer overflows

From: Loki (
Date: 06/26/02

Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 20:13:51 +0200
From: Loki <>
To: Rafael Anschau <>

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 07:41:04PM -0300, Rafael Anschau wrote:
> I read in phrack that the perl interpreter will execute a progam if given a code
> like fopen("cat /etc/passwd|") (due to an internal parsing error of the character |)

it's a feature.

man perlfunc


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