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Subject Re: CQL injection attacks?
Date Sun, 03 Jul 2011 20:23:08 GMT
Quoting Eric Evans <>:

> On Sat, 2011-07-02 at 19:17 +0100, wrote:
> > Just to illustrate; the typical injection pattern is:
> > select * from users where KEY='jsmith'; DROP COLUMNFAMILY 'users';
> No, each CQL query must contain exactly one statement, so this sort of
> attack would not work.

Excellent, that changes the picture enormously! I guess it might be worth adding
this fact to the preamble of the documentation?


> TTBMK, there are currently no drivers with bugs that egregious, so make
> use of the driver's parameter substitution, sanitize your input, and you
> shouldn't have anything to worry about (there is almost certainly less
> risk of an injection attack than with SQL).

Thanks very much,


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