This is based on Stack Exchange podcast # 25. I really don't understand why there would need to be virus checking on uploaded files. It would generally be a bad idea to execute anything which was ...
We allow users to upload a number of files, all of which we either send over to scribd (doc, xls, ppts, etc) or display as a video ourselves (flv, mov, mp4, etc in flowplayer). To avoid users ...
To defend versus Remote File Inclusion where attackers try to abuse image files, I usually recommend to never use include to include image files into PHP code. Sometimes though, the avoidance of ...
As a web designer (not a security expert) I wonder: If I allow users to upload content to my website (videos, images and text files), what are the real risks involved?
Recently I have worked on a number of applications that need to process user uploaded images steps have been taken to validate the extension and the mime type. But what else can be done to ensure ...