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Tuesday May 04, 2004
09:15 AM

Trojan horses in Makefile.PL

[ #18612 ]

Who woulda thunk installing a Perl module could download stuff from the network and then run it when you weren't looking (well, Schwern did, a long time ago, I hear).

The PAUSE and CPAN admins wasted no time taking care of the problem.

If anyone sees anything like this in any other modules, please let us know at modules @ perl.org, or you can email me directly if you want to remain anonymous.

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