Re: WWW Security Hole (Roy Smith)
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 15:46:57 -0400
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To: George Phillips <>
From: (Roy Smith)
Subject: Re: WWW Security Hole
Status: RO
>The gopher URL will still let you send almost any single line of text
>to any port on any machine, but you have to allow that if you want
>to talk gopher.

I'm not sure I understand the problem.  Telnet will let you send a single
line of text to any port on any machine.  If if your telnet won't, it's
trivial to do it yourself with a few lines of C code (or perl, I guess)