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in reply to Re: Re^4: CGI::Application vs CGI::Builder
in thread CGI::Application vs CGI::Builder

but who could be so stupid to do bad things using its own name and its own registered domain?

How do I know you're you, that it's your domain, etc. :-)

Also it might not be you. EvilHacker may spend foolishly large amounts of time cracking your box.

Anyway, I hope that my quick fix can solve that problem

Yes it does. Although I still think that asking before making a network connection that the user didn't ask for is the only polite thing to do.

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Re: Re^6: CGI::Application vs CGI::Builder
by Anonymous Monk on May 04, 2004 at 12:56 UTC

    How do I know you're you

    Simple: just take a look at the placement of the semicolons :-))))

    EvilHacker may spend foolishly large amounts of time cracking your box.

    ... and this is a responsability that I don't want to have, so I changed, re-buld and just published on CPAN a new version of all my distributions, each one including the changed Makefile.PM version check. No more security problems.

    Domizio Demichelis

      and this is a responsability that I don't want to have, so I changed, re-buld and just published on CPAN a new version of all my distributions, each one including the changed Makefile.PM version check. No more security problems.

      Good stuff. Thank you.