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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: mod_include/382: exec cgi not fully implemented?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 1997 01:10:01 GMT
The following reply was made to PR mod_include/382; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Dean Gaudet <dgaudet@arctic.org>
To: Marc Evans <marc@destek.net>
Subject: Re: mod_include/382: exec cgi not fully implemented?
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 18:01:15 -0700 (PDT)

 
 I think we recommend the use of <!--#include
 virtual="/cgi-bin/random/random/debug.cnf" --> in this case... can you
 give it a try?
 
 Thanks
 Dean
 
 On Sun, 13 Apr 1997, Marc Evans wrote:
 
 > 
 > >Number:         382
 > >Category:       mod_include
 > >Synopsis:       exec cgi not fully implemented?
 > >Confidential:   no
 > >Severity:       serious
 > >Priority:       medium
 > >Responsible:    apache (Apache HTTP Project)
 > >State:          open
 > >Class:          sw-bug
 > >Submitter-Id:   apache
 > >Arrival-Date:   Sun Apr 13 16:00:01 1997
 > >Originator:     marc@destek.net
 > >Organization:
 > apache
 > >Release:        1.2b8
 > >Environment:
 > DEC Alpha, v3.2G OSF/1
 > >Description:
 > The following construct is not properly handled by mod_include.c
 > 
 >  <!--#exec cgi="/cgi-bin/random/random/debug.cnf"-->
 > 
 > Specifically, the program /cgi-bin/random is a perl script which
 > expects $ENV{PATH_TRANSLATED} to be set to "/some/directory/random/debug.cnf"
 > which is not occuring. This same behavior was observed in the NCSA
 > server(s), for which we posted the patch
 > 
 > ftp://www.destek.net/pub/ncsa-ssi.diff
 > 
 > several months ago. This seems to be a general problem in that the
 > Apache code doesn't appear to permit arguments in a SSI command in the
 > same fashion as they would be if the URL were requested directly.
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > http://www.destek.net/Doc/CGI/random/ provides samples of the
 > problem, though the CGI application has never been made public,
 > though I bet you can guess what it looks like...
 > >Fix:
 > Analyze the referenced diff for the NCSA code and find a mechanism
 > to handle requests in a similar manner, if this is the same bug..
 > >Audit-Trail:
 > >Unformatted:
 > 
 > 
 > 
 

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