Google Blogoscoped

Forum

[OT] Easter Egg causing disaster to customer

Suresh S [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
10 years ago2,450 views

Gusy want to know , if anyone in their software career planted easter egg in the code and blew up in the customer site.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

PHP has an easter egg feature that is a bit far-reaching, not sure if you can call it a security weakness (as expose_php needs to be on for it to show, but if it's on then PHP gets also exposed via the http header) but I guess it could allow people to scare a manager asking them what odd images are on their server...
0php.com/php_easter_egg.php

All I get when I tried just now is the blurry images, no more dog...

By the way what's the background of your question?

Suresh S [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

[put at-character here] i was hearing from my friend while during acceptance testing , a easter egg in the form on NoShitException placed at not reachable in remotest possibility, occured in the client site. any moments like these from forum members.

This thread is locked as it's old... but you can create a new thread in the forum. 

Forum home

Advertisement

 
Blog  |  Forum     more >> Archive | Feed | Google's blogs | About
Advertisement

 

This site unofficially covers Google™ and more with some rights reserved. Join our forum!