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From Brian Akins <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_disk cached fixed
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2004 17:56:23 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:

> How resilient is this to garbage data on the disk? A risk exists of 
> somebody getting write access to the headers cache file, and then 
> crafting a cache headers file which when read causes a takeover of the 
> webserver. Just want to check that it's covered.

That exists for the current way as well.    You could do a quick check 
to make sure the numbers look resonable, I suppose.

Brian Akins
Senior Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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