Web Security and Commerce

Errata for Web Security and Commerce

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 15
Figure 1-1 is new. To view the new figure, return to the main

errata page and click on the "Figure 1-1" link.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 16
Figure 1-2 is new. To view the new figure, return to the main

errata page and click on the "Figure 1-2" link. (28 reprinted for pagebreak due to changes on p. 29)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 29
edits to "<blink>" section: removed everything after the

second sentence, and added a new third sentence: "Many people considered the <blink> tag to be an annoyance."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 31
changed footnote URL to

http://sunscript.sun.com/

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 42
1st URL in sidebar changed to

http://java.sun.com/docs/white/langenv/

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 52
last para., line 1: changed "shares an IP address" to "shares

the same DNS name"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 55
last para., line 1: added "is described" after

"denial-of-service attack"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 59
In the javascript code:

if(n=>0) now reads: if(n>=0)

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 70
para. 4: changed "Macromind" to "Macromedia"; also, removed the

whole para. that begins "One could argue" (71 reprinted for pagebreak)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 74
removed the extra space in front of the heading "The <Object> Tag"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 123
para. 3: added period to end of last sentence

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 138
changed "Servce" to "Service" in box title

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 174
In the first paragraph, last sentence

"internationally" now reads: "intentionally"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 229
URL in the last paragraph: "lawsurvey" changed to "lawsurvy" (no "e")

to read "http://cwis.kub.nl/~frw/people/koops/lawsurvy.htm"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 233
1st line of text: changed "Socket" to "Sockets"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 240
4th line from bottom: changed "RCZ" to "RC2"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 241
2nd line from bottom: changed "SL-TALK" to "SSL-TALK"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 242
3rd URL in box changed to

http://developer.netscape.com/

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 254
in the box, removed the line beginning with "RMV"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 261
end of 4th para: URL changed to

http://www.ntsecurity.com/Products/ScanNT/index.html

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 263
end of bullet 1: changed URL to http://www.iss.net/

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 288
item #2, code line -4: changed

-rw-r--r-- 1 simple http to -rw-r----- 1 simple http

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 299
In the section of code, the second line used to read:

"...([w+@-]*)..." It now reads: "...([w+@.-]*)..."

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1999
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Page 309
item #3: changed "UIDS" to "UIDs" and "GIDS" to "GIDs"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 314
changed URL in 1st footnote to

http://www.global-concepts.com/

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 318
line 6 of code: changed "($val&gt;10)" to "($val&gt;9)"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 423
in table, session_id entry: changed "This field is never empty"

(2nd sentence) to "The server may return an empty session_id to indicate that the session will not be cached and therefore cannot be resumed."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 424
changed "TEA" to "TEK" twice

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 426
last code, line 1: changed "md5" to "sha"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 440
code sample, line 5

RANDFILE= /etc/passwd changed to RANDFILE= $ENV::HOME/.sslrand

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1998
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Page 459
Deleted the para. near the bottom before the ftp URL, the URL

itself, and the following paragraph (on p. 460). Inserted: "You can download a 30-day trial version of the commercial package form http://www.iss.net/." at the top of p. 460. (With the URL in itals.)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Page 472
added entry: "Blowfish algorithm, 194"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1998
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Page 486
in the last para., made the two bold sentences Roman

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997