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Re: validator can access local files

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 04:52:13 -0400
To: Tom Goulet <tomg@nova.yi.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000731045212.F2945@w3.org>
On Sat, Jul 29, 2000 at 04:32:30PM -0400, Tom Goulet wrote:
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=file%3A%2F%2F%2Fetc%2Fpasswd&ss=
> 
> This is a security problem, and I think you want to fix it

I added a quick patch to fix this problem; I'll finish it up
when I return from vacation (tomorrow.)

Thanks for the notification...

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