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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Netware Perl CGI overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Too long URL kills Netware Perl handler

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server crashes when it receives a too long URL
for the Perl handler.

It might be possible to make it execute arbitrary code through this flaw.
See http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/2966549

Network Security Threat Level: High

Solution : Upgrade your web server.

Networks Security ID: 8251

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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