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Hello. I am interested in allowing people to ssh into my box in order to interact with a perl script I've written (to solve suduku puzzles), and I'm wondering what ...
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- 04-07-2007 #1
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Giving users a perl script as remote shell
I tested this out a while back with specifying the script as the user's shell in /etc/passwd just to see if that was possible, but I really have no idea about the security issues of an arrangement like this.
Thanks for any help,
- 04-09-2007 #2
Well I guess you'll have to make sure your input is thoroughly checked, otherwise theoretically someone could use perl to exec("/bin/bash"); or something similar. Biggest security risk with things like this is input checking.