[mythtv-users] Hacked?

Chris Petersen lists at forevermore.net
Mon Aug 16 11:28:27 EDT 2004

> Interesting. I always assumed it was my MySQL set up not exactly having 
> the most robust security.

Mysql is generally pretty secure (as long as admins remember to change 
the default password away from '').  Unfortunately, there are MANY 
developers who send raw user input to it.  The simple good practice of 
quoting and escaping all user input would prevent this kind of exploit.

(sorry, this is a pet peeve and I feel I have to rant about it -- too 
many otherwise-great web coders seem to miss this point all too often)


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