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Bug 57495 - Persisent CGI Perl Buffer Problem
Persisent CGI Perl Buffer Problem
Product: Red Hat Secure Web Server
Classification: Retired
Component: mod_perl (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2001-12-14 04:14 EST by John Hoffman
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-14 04:14:11 EST
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Description John Hoffman 2001-12-14 04:14:07 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90; 
MSN 6.1; MSNbBBYZ; MSNmen-us)

Description of problem:
I am writing Perl scripts using Stronghold/3.1-RHL Apache/1.3.19
 and mod_perl/1.24_01 on an i686 with RedHat 7.1.  When I parse
the cgi environment for value pairs is where the problem occurs.
Values from previous POSTs by unrelated users are showing up in
the value pairs for the current session.  As this is a forms
based email script it could be quite embarassing to say the
least!  Your help is appreciated.

John Hoffman

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.POST input values using standard HTML
2.Parse Environment with Perl and Java Script

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Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-12-17 13:38:49 EST
This is a side effect of how mod_perl functions.  Please make sure you read 
the included documentation.

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