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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The Perl4 cgi-lib had the "null byte" problem in various versions of the library. Usually, people wouldn't notice when dealing with single values for a form param, but cgi-lib would separate multiple values with the ASCII zero and expect people to split on them. Needless to say, using '\0' to separate those values would produce somewhat disappointing results.