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Re: Use of system() considered harmful

by sgifford (Prior)
on Jun 06, 2008 at 22:43 UTC ( #690776=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Use of system() considered harmful

It's also worth noting that using taint mode and a little care will help prevent insecure arguments from doing nasty things to the shell when running system.

Update: Clarified the types of security bugs taint mode helps with.

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