From: Justin Mason (jm at domain netnoteinc.com)
Date: Tue 10 Aug 1999 - 11:47:29 IST
kevin lyda said:
> Rob Hill spoke thusly:
> >kevin lyda wrote:
> >If I was going the cgi route, the cgi would just check the referrer, and giv
> can you always trust the referrer? just curious from an ignorant point
> of view. i remember there's html that you can use to set the document
> root, so i wonder if it's possible for the "bad guy" to masquerade the
> referring document as yours? also, don't some proxies strip or munge
> the referrer?
Yep, it's easy enough if you have proxy or client source.
However I'd say it's quite good for trapping plain old warez kiddies or
whatever you've got there, they're unlikely to be able to build source
even if they had it ;)
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