[VPM] perl process security
darren at DarrenDuncan.net
Mon Jul 31 12:06:46 PDT 2006
At 4:15 PM -0700 7/8/06, Jer A wrote:
>I am working on a project and need some security advice. how secure are
>strings running in perl process? I am using string scalars to inject/embed
>(Ruby/Python)code into a Ruby/Python etc, piped child processes. considering
>the user does not have access to the perl code, how can I lockdown a perl
>process to prevent perl scalar memory from being read, from outside the
>process? also is there any security risk when passing data (scalar string
>values (large ones)) to a child process?
>Thanks in advance for all your help.
This question is something you should read your operating system
documentation for, as that is where it is handled, if the feature
exists at all. Normally a protected memory OS will stop this. --
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