[thelist] PHP template code security sufficient?

Jeffrey Barke jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com
Tue May 15 16:58:42 CDT 2007

I only skimmed the article, but it doesn't appear to touch on  
security at all, Peter. The code fragment you send the list will only  
insert the contents of an HTML page [$page is a variable] between the  
<div> tags. If you're looking for security, try:

PHP Login System with Admin Features


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On May 15, 2007, at 5:34 PM, P Chen wrote:

> I was reading an old tutorial on A List Apart regarding building a PHP
> template based site using the following code to insert page-specific
> content, but wasn't sure if this was sufficient in terms of  
> security. I
> don't know much about php security, so I'm hoping someone can shed  
> light on
> this piece of code, what it's vulnerable to, etc...
> http://alistapart.com/articles/phpcms/
> <div class="body">
> <?php @ require_once ("$page.html"); ?>
> </div>
> Thanks,
> Peter
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