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From "Treague, Keith" <>
Subject RE: Should I use velocity?
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2010 22:22:44 GMT
Can you please elaborate how?

-----Original Message-----
From: Alexander Krasnukhin [] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:02 PM
To: Velocity Users List
Subject: Re: Should I use velocity?

Yes. User could execute arbitrary java methods from a template.

On 31 March 2010 03:59, Treague, Keith <>wrote:

> I'm looking for a templating engine that can take a set of data I give it,
> put it into an html template, and then I'll either return that to a web
> browser or send that out as an e-mail. The catch is I want my users to be
> able to edit the template itself.
> My concern is if they are editing the template, is there any way they can
> create a malicious template that will execute malicious code on the server
> such as calling various services on the server to get unauthorized info or
> grant themselves additional access? If you can execute arbitrary java
> methods from a template I can't use it. Any input I'd appreciate!
> (sorry if you get this twice, the first time I sent it I wasn't subscribed
> yet)


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