On Wed, 2002-03-13 at 12:42, Bill Moseley wrote:
> The swish.cgi script in the 2.1-dev dist runs on Windows last time I
> checked. It does not require any extra modules loaded from CPAN.
That's what I thought.
> I'm obligated to say that it may not be secure to run on Windows, since the
> query is passed through the shell. I don't know what that means on
> Windows, but it seems risky. And from the amount of CERT notices I see I'm
> not sure how safe it is running IIS.
Excellent point. I'm not sure anything is safe with IIS running in
kernel space... Particularly anything that uses the shell.
So, I guess that would be "yes it works on Windows" and "running it on
IIS may allow someone to take over the world"
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Received on Wed Mar 13 17:53:45 2002