Novell NetWare Web Server CGI2PERL.NLM PERL Handler Remote Overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 11827



The remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


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.


Upgrade to Netware Web Server Later than version 6.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11827

File Name: netware_perl_overflow.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: remote

Family: Netware

Published: 9/1/2003

Updated: 11/15/2018

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:novell:netware

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Excluded KB Items: www/too_long_url_crash

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2003

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0562

BID: 8251