Re: [htdig] PHP interface to ht://Dig 2000.09.03 - ht://Dig indexing and searching Web pages engine interface from PHP. (fwd)


Subject: Re: [htdig] PHP interface to ht://Dig 2000.09.03 - ht://Dig indexing and searching Web pages engine interface from PHP. (fwd)
From: Torsten Neuer (tneuer@inwise.de)
Date: Mon Sep 04 2000 - 01:41:02 PDT


Manuel Lemos wrote:
>
> application: PHP interface to ht://Dig 2000.09.03
> author: Manuel Lemos <mlemos@acm.org>
> license: freely distributable
> category: Web/Development
>
> homepage: http://freshmeat.net/redir/homepage/968017154/
> download: http://freshmeat.net/redir/download/968017154/

At first glance, I would say that there is a possible security hole
in this class since the htsearch parameters are not shell-escapes.
This could allow the execution of arbitrary commands.

cheers,

  Torsten

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