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Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Sep 24 23:00:39 UTC 2014


On Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:50:05 -0400, Jim Popovitch said:

> If someone is already invoking #!/bin/bash from a cgi, then they are
> already doing it wrong (bash has massive bloat/overhead for a CGI script).

You sure you don't have *any* cgi's that do something like
system("mail -s 'cgi program xxyz hit fatal error' webadmin at localhost");
because all it takes is finding a way to force the fatal error while you
send a crafted User-Agent: header....

As Jim Popovitch said, bash usage is incredibly pervasive....
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