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From Martin Dengler <r...@xades.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Tomcat 4.0.1 release
Date Sun, 28 Oct 2001 14:29:24 GMT
Anyone working on this (or should I start)?

cmanolache@yahoo.com wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> 
> 
>>On Friday, October 12, 2001, at 07:57  pm, <cmanolache@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>>BTW, the CGI problem doesn't seem to be resolved, it should be
>>>mentioned
>>>in the release notes ( for people who use sandbox - including a
>>>workaround
>>>maybe )
>>>
>>What was the CGI problem? I don't see it in BugZilla, I might have
>>lost it in the void of my vacation?
>>
> 
> It was discussed some time ago on tomcat-dev - if you run tomcat
> in sandbox mode ( and assume that you can deploy webapps in
> a secure way, like applets in a browser ) you'll have a bad surprise -
> the webapps will be indeed restricted to what the policy file says, with
> one exception - that they'll be able to execute arbitrary programs ( by
> declaring the cgi/ssi servlet, adding a mapping and an exe in
> the WEB-INF ).
> 
> ( BTW, I hope the fix will be ported to various apps that include tomcat
> as well, especially those using sandbox - most j2ee impl. do that... )
> 
> Costin
> 
> 
> 



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