[wp-testers] About DB Backup
Conrad - Conrad_Vanl
conrad_vanl at convandesign.com
Mon Sep 25 23:30:47 GMT 2006
" there aren't any current known vulnerabilities with the code that was removed." <-- then what's the big deal about? If there aren’t any vulnerabilities then what's the big fuss about and why was it removed?
From: wp-testers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-testers-bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Matt Mullenweg
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 5:54 PM
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Subject: Re: [wp-testers] About DB Backup
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.
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