[oclug] adduser through html script
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Jan 24 14:43:05 EST 2001
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, borg wrote:
> I am looking for a nice little script to addusers to a box through an HTML
> interface. Does anyone know of a good one? If not I will write it, I just
> thought I would ask if someone already found one that they really liked.
Webmin does this (http://www.webmin.com/webmin/)
> PS - I am aware of the security implications of this,
Are you really?
> fortunately it would be
> running on a box with no internet connections - not to mention all connections
> and scripts are limited to execution from the 192.168.1 block.
Aha. So anyone on the 192.168.1 block can sniff the connection and
add users. Or detect users' passwords.
If you want a modicum of security, use https instead of http.
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