[wp-testers] About DB Backup

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Mon Sep 25 22:53:30 GMT 2006

Conrad - Conrad_Vanl wrote:
> It seems like we're making a big deal about nothing. If there's a security issue with the DB backup then remove it. If people want it they'll download it. I've never even used the DB backup, I've always just used phpMyAdmin for stuff like that ... it's easier (for me at least). 

The argument could be made that because of its reuse of existing WP 
functions and limited scope that the XML i/e provides more security.

But just to clarify, there aren't any current known vulnerabilities with 
the code that was removed.

Matt Mullenweg
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