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Re: Problems runnig validator on win32

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 04:11:31 +0100
Message-Id: <200001181922.UAA01550@vals.intramed.rito.no>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
On 17.01.00 at 13:58, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

>When i copy cmd.exe to the cgi-bin everything works fine.

Don't _ever_ do that! With CMD.EXE, or a Perl binary, or whatever, in the
CGI directory, you've just given the world the ability to execute arbitrary
commands on your web server!

I don't have a suitable Windoze box handy for testing, but I'll have a look
at the changes between versions and try to figure out why it broke.

In the mean time, get rid of that cmd.exe copy!
Received on Tuesday, 18 January 2000 14:23:36 GMT

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