Are Mod Rewrites Now The Biggest Security Risk?

August 1, 2006 - Filed under: Information,security — Tags: , ,

I have always advised my clients using dynamic pages to use mod rewrites to make their pages more search engine friendly. It is almost always advised for pages with more than two parameters.

Here’s a new article on Threadwatch about “One Of The Best SEO Tools [mod rewrite] Now The Biggest Security Risk.” If this is true it could be a huge risk.

The Apache Foundation released versions to fix the exploit within mod_rewrite.

Upgrade your servers and urge your providers to do so asap.


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