Re: WWW Security Hole

Roy Smith (
Thu, 12 Aug 93 15:46:57 -0400

>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)