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Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:00:19 +0200
From: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request - Wordpress 3.5 Full-path
 disclosure vulnerability

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 11:29:45AM +0000, Giles Coochey wrote:
> Wouldn't setting PHP "display_errors" be for development only, the
> entire point of the directive is to give the developer more
> information 'in page'.
> 
> http://php.net/manual/en/errorfunc.configuration.php#ini.display-errors
> 
> Quoting:
> "This is a feature to support your development and should never be
> used on production systems (e.g. systems connected to the
> internet)."

You are correct. No CVE, but WordPress should still fix this. Please note that
some configuration errors still get CVE, but this is not one of those in my
opinion/knowledge. Path disclosures are usually low-priority issues.

---
Henri Salo

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