On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Ken Kixmoeller <phph...@comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi -- -
> Strange problem. One of my applications was just moved to a new server. The
> new server has php configured to blacklist some functions (using
> "disable_functions="). One of the "banned" functions is exec().
> The error log is reporting "shell_exec() has been disabled for security
> reasons"  --- but exec() or shell_exec() are not in my code *anywhere*. The
> program and line number being reported makes absolutely no sense.
> Are there other php commands that really call exec() or shell_exec() ???
> Any clues how this could happen? Fixes (other than un-blacklisting the
> command, of course)?
> Many thanks,
> Ken

    If you're positive you aren't executing any command line code
(backticks, passthru(), et cetera), then check to see if arbitrary
code is somehow being attempted via your scripts.

</Daniel P. Brown>
Network Infrastructure Manager

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