[Perl] Form and CGI to send it help

Oren Gozlan oren at mobixell.com
Sun Sep 1 09:11:16 PDT 2002


Just wanted to 10x all of you that helped me ...

Gabor Szabo wrote:
> Shlomi Fish wrote:
> 
>> Your problem is in handling the file. $q->param() will return you a 
>> handle
> 
> 
> 
> Oren, you did not tell us if the help Shlomi gave was the right solution 
> but in any case I'd like to warn you that once your script is ready and 
> you upload to some publicly reachable server you successfully created a
> SPAM gateway.  Using your script loaded on a server someone will be able
> to send thousads of e-mails from your server.
> OR as I guess you are actually sending SMS-es so someone might SPAM 
> thousands of mobile phone by this CGI script.
> 
> (see the formmail problem)
> 
> I guess you should create some kind of a restriction on who can use the
> CGI script, like some authentication.
> 
> 
> 
> regards
> -- Gabor
> 
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