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Posted - 03/11/2010 :  16:09:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
hello,

I take the estate of someone who has set up a server with SQL on Apache.

I am responsible for restoring order in his work.
I was surprised to find all sizes emails completely free:
so someone can write:
toto.titi @ rudy.com

as he can write without constraint:

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa@1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111.aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

I found lots of false addresses in the database.


My question:
is there a risk of injecting code, malicious of course, with a format email if misconfigured?

I will appreciate an answer from you

thank you and goodbye

tkizer
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Posted - 03/11/2010 :  22:46:40  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
There isn't a risk associated with the format of the email. The risk would be in the programming of the application. You'll need to ensure that it's using parameterized queries.

Tara Kizer
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Posted - 03/12/2010 :  11:36:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello and thank you for your reply.

Can I take my other question, please?
Please correct me if I read your poorly thought:

Standardization of the email is not the main priority. But do we agree on principle that email address can contain a code to operate on the database?

It would be the priority?
I confess not to be very strong in SQL that is not my part of the more advanced skills in computer. What worries me is found to have emails with extensions longer than 20 characters ....
Concerning security can be better, right?
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Posted - 03/12/2010 :  11:44:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
sorry, the message is gone before I could make a salutation:
Thank you again for your response and the time you have spent. Remaining at your service,
I wish you a great weekend.
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