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PSC (Perl Secure Conf) is a setuid wrapper and Perl module for securely passing configuration data to Perl scripts, especially DBI passwords etc. The wrapper opens a conf file, drops priviledge, and then execs the Perl script, leaving the filehandle available to the Perl script for reading (and writing, if allowed). Config::Secure is a module (available on CPAN as well) that initializes, and optionally parses the config file. Please note this is still vera alpha, yet seems to work smoothly.

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Recent releases

  •  09 Nov 2001 18:33

    Release Notes: A major rewrite, changing the way PSC is interfaced to be more user friendly and robust. It can be used with most scripting languages (not just Perl).

    •  10 Sep 2001 17:16

      Release Notes: A bug that prevented PSC from working with CGI was fixed.


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