[ic] IC-specific hacking attempt
paul at gishnetwork.com
Sun Mar 28 18:40:27 EST 2004
Doug Alcorn [lathinet at yahoo.com] wrote:
> "Kevin Walsh" <kevin at cursor.biz> writes:
>> Doug Alcorn [lathinet at yahoo.com] wrote:
>>> I applied the patch and it half-way works. It
>>> prevents the interpreting of the variable in the main
>>> body; however, the page still has the interpreted
>>> variable in the page title.
>> You are probably using @@MV_PREV_PAGE@@ instead of [subject] in
>> parts of your missing.html. Either correct it to use [subject] or
>> upgrade to a version of Interchange that will trap attempts to
>> exploit the problems. I suggest doing both.
>> @@MV_PREV_PAGE@@ was patched some time ago. A new version to cover
>> [subject] will be released soon. It was about to be released anyway.
> I don't doubt what you say, I'm just having a hard
> time figuring out what to do about it. I'm running
> Interchange 5.0.0-1 from Racke's personal debian
> archive. I did a grep MV_PREV_PAGE in my catalog's
> pages directory with no hits. What else can I change?
Actually, that is too far, grep at catroot, as it is in
special_pages/missing.html, not pages/.
Things like this cannot be avoided all the time, that is why it is imperitive
to make an effort to keep senstive clear data off a web server entirely.
(Note: AuthorizeNet no longer allows cc numbers to be downloaded in the clear).
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