OxPM: Adding Perl Modules to my Web Site
Kate L Pugh
kake at earth.li
Tue Feb 18 05:54:58 CST 2003
On Tue 18 Feb 2003, Dave Page <grimoire at corinne.cpio.org> wrote:
> As a general rule, keeping things out of your document root (the
> directory that can be accessed from the web) unless they strictly
> need to be there is a good idea security-wise.
Yes; and though it might seem odd to be concerned about Perl modules
(after all, they're freely available on CPAN, right?), it's too easy
to get used to "this is where Perl modules live" and accidentally
expose your company's proprietary modules to the outside world...
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