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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Bundled programs (was Re: public_cgi-bin scripts)
Date Mon, 17 Apr 1995 22:21:27 GMT
On Mon, 17 Apr 1995, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> (An early version of a fairly widely-distributed archie-gateway CGI script
> was written in shell.  I was able to fabricate a request to this thing 
> which would give me an xterm running on the server --- I only used this on
> my own machine, of course, and mainly as incentive to rewrite the version
> of the thing running locally in Perl).

Which reminds me - many of the programs bundled with NCSA's httpd are 
atrocious (shell CGI scripts, an old old version of imagemap, etc).  I'll 
see if I can scrounge together some decent replacements for all those (or 
suggestions for removal - in many cases those scripts are serious 
security holes).


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