Stefan Esser retires from PHP security response team
adrian at newgolddream.dyndns.info
Wed Dec 13 09:36:59 GMT 2006
On Wed, December 13, 2006 8:33 am, Andy Wardley wrote:
> Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> It's an interesting insight into what makes a language popular. It seems
>> to me that the main thing PHP ever had going for it was low cost of
>> entry. You install it on a web server and suddenly all your HTML can
>> magically have fragments of code embedded in it.
> Low cost of entry for sure. You install it on a web server and suddenly
> all the HTML script kiddies can magically have fragments of their code
> running as root on your server.
How so? Surely that is a badly installed web server, not Perl for Hopeless
Programmers that is to blame?
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