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Re: Securing CGI scripts

by Sinister (Friar)
on Apr 01, 2002 at 14:57 UTC ( #155766=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Securing CGI scripts

One of the more simple tricks, of the base security features is running perl with the -T switch (which means perlTaint on.) This forces you to have your programs review all input, whenever it is going to do something (d/r)isky ;^)

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