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Re^2: change unix password with cgi-script

by duelafn (Vicar)
on Jun 09, 2011 at 15:45 UTC ( #908943=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: change unix password with cgi-script
in thread change unix password with cgi-script

Single ticks are insufficient, passing to the shell at all is trouble. merlyn has a post (feeding text to a process, and capturing its output, safely) which shows a safe way to `echo $INPUT | Some Command` (if the OP insists on pursuing this approach).

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    Dean

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