Re: What's THAT for?

Subject: Re: What's THAT for?
From: Marguerite Krupp <mkrupp128 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 05:29:34 -0700 (PDT)

Excellent point, Sandy!

--- On Thu, 8/5/10, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

From: Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
Subject: Re: What's THAT for?
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2010, 10:06 PM

On 8/5/10, Marguerite Krupp <mkrupp128 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> And you know that if you leave it undocumented, SOMEBODY out
> there will try to use it, then file a bug stating the the port (or
> whatever) is nonfunctional.

Also, whether or not you document it, anyone trying to break
your security will experiment with it. If security matters for
your application, it is not enough to document it as unused;
you have to actually disable it and test that it does not work.


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