Oracle iPlanet Web Server Doesn't Error Out With 404 On Invalid URL Containing Executable HTML

(Doc ID 2030056.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In iPlanet Web Server 7.0.21 a malformed URL consisting of an executable HTML filename is processed as if the request is for the executable html.

For example:

The QA_Home.html has executable bit set:



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