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Re: Run arbitrary UNIX commands on webserver without telnet

by tommyw (Hermit)
on Oct 30, 2001 at 19:22 UTC ( #122096=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Run arbitrary UNIX commands on webserver without telnet

If I found this on my webserver, I'd start taking steps to close the account down...

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Re: Re: Run arbitrary UNIX commands on webserver without telnet
by dmmiller2k (Chaplain) on Oct 30, 2001 at 19:31 UTC

    I agree, wholeheartedly!

    I don't install this as a Permanent feature of a site, just as a TEMPORARY tool to assist with getting one up and running. I should have qualified my posting with the following caveat:

    DELETE THIS AFTER USING ON ANY SITE!

    dmm

    
    You can give a man a fish and feed him for a day ...
    Or, you can teach him to fish and feed him for a lifetime
    
Re: Re: Run arbitrary UNIX commands on webserver without telnet
by mr_mischief (Monsignor) on Oct 31, 2001 at 02:05 UTC
    There'd be no steps for me. I'd tar up the directory, delete it, lock the account, and explain why later.

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