CNET News: Warning Toned Down on Perl App Flaws
Dec 16, 2005, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)
[ Thanks to Jan Faber for this link.
"The Perl Foundation has toned down a warning on a type of
vulnerability commonly found in applications written in the Perl
"Two weeks after experts sounded an alarm on so-called 'format
string flaws' in Perl applications, changes have been made to Perl.
These updates ensure that such flaws can't be used as a conduit to
run malicious code on target systems, Andy Lester, a spokesman for
the Perl Foundation and co-author of the book 'Pro Perl Debugging,'
said on Thursday..."
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- Advisories, December 12, 2005(Dec 13, 2005)
- CNET News: Danger Level Rises for Perl App Flaws(Nov 30, 2005)