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Re: Re: Re: UGU file rename script (GOLF?)

by myocom (Deacon)
on Jul 20, 2001 at 01:49 UTC ( #98256=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: UGU file rename script (GOLF?)
in thread UGU file rename script (GOLF?)

I understand that it would execute rm with the user's own permissions. And that may not be a problem for this particular application (though I would never deploy it on *my* network).

I'm more concerned that this sort of code will get passed on to a different application (cargo-cult style), where security *does* matter. To my thinking, there should at least be a comment about security in there by the eval.

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