At 04:51 AM 12/21/2001 +0200, Bogdan Stancescu wrote:
> > > > True, but in a shared hosting environment this is very likely.
> > >
> > >...not to mention open source code.
> >
> > Oh yeah.  Guess I had a mental lapse there.  If you are using, say, a
> > script downloaded from and it happens to be poorly secured
> > then obviously the entire free world is going to know how to exploit your
> > copy of it....duh....
>Actually that's exactly what I had in mind. Heck, if your point is that they
>don't know your URL then what's the point in the whole security issue anyways?

I'm sorry, you've lost me.  When did the question of knowing URLs come into 
this?  I was referring to a hacker having access to your PHP script source. is a very popular database of linux software and includes a 
wide variety of PHP scripts.  My point was that if you downloaded an 
insecure script from such a popular site then you are asking for trouble 
because chances are thousands of would-be hackers have ALSO downloaded the 
same script and have familiarized themselves with ways that it can be 

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