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security issue. probably easy question.



i have developed some flash interactive game, which comunicates with php script and sends some parameters to php script (like username, results etc). This i think isnt secure enough, so i would like to raize its security by getting URL from file that sends commands to php script. If i can determine somehow where is located flash movie that sends parameters and asks answer i can easy reject any response if i get request from some other location.

Anyone knows how can i get this info?

thanks in advance.


P.S.DO you think these thoughts are in right direction? Any other idea for improving this kind of security?
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zastava101
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zastava101
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VGRCommented:
technically, the "URL from file that sends commands to php script" is what HTTP calls HTTP_REFERER, and there is a server variable of that name alongside with REMOTE_ADDR and such

regards,
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harwantgrewalCommented:
I think post method is secure enough you can enhance the security as VGR says by getting the HTTP_REFERER as you know what the url of the flash file so you can check in the called php file and confirm that the referer is correct or not

Harry
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Oliver_DornaufCommented:
not every client sends a HTTP_REFERER so you can not use this.
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