[wp-hackers] Forum Post

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Mon May 23 20:21:42 GMT 2005

BTW, as far as exploits on the 1.5 codebase, there was one, an SQL
Injection vunerability in wp-trackback.php. Although not easily
exploitable, it still exist(ed). I don't remember if this got fixed or
not, but I do remember seeing it on the gentoo bug tracker

On 5/23/05, Ryan Duff <ryan at ryanduff.net> wrote:
> Scott Merrill wrote:
> > Kimmo Suominen wrote:
> >
> >>Provided "Override Options" is allowed in .htaccess -- if not, you get
> >>a server error.  A blank "index.html" or "index.php" is assuming that
> >>one or the other is included in DirectoryIndex ("index.html" is the
> >>default, so I guess that would be a better choice than "index.php").
> >
> >
> > Since WordPress itself relies on index.php being a functional
> > DirectoryIndex, we can safely assume that blank index.php files will
> > function correctly inside our sub-directories.  This is an easy thing to
> > do to calm some reactionary folks.
> >
> > Better still, perhaps, to make these subordinate index.php files
> > redirect to the main blog page.
> Sounds like quick fix for a silly problem. What was all the hype about :P
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