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Re^2: Data::Dumper and printf

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 21, 2012 at 05:50 UTC ( #1004843=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Data::Dumper and printf
in thread Data::Dumper and printf

And using printf like that forms a class of vulnerabilities known as format string vulnerabilities, in C and other languages that pass to the libc function directly. The interpreted languages generally don't and are safe from this. It causes a denial of service (program crash) most of the time.

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