Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:13:07 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request - Wordpress 3.5 Full-path disclosure vulnerability -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 01/21/2013 07:00 AM, Henri Salo wrote: > 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 It's less about severity (there are actually CVE's with a CVSS2 score of 0), and more about documentation in this case. Setting "display_errors" to "On" for PHP is an EXPLICIT security NONO and generally well known (and the default is "Off"), so basically this is a "don't point the gun at your foot and pull the trigger because it will hurt" situation. - -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJQ/YUzAAoJEBYNRVNeJnmTIKAP/AxsgsBW9HEKF9H9GXgtg/lv 47f+OlN6RXcD42cNvc++aguFHRQ4nLvxJszV8jthXAwLqZvWAKCbQgb5rpCrp09M wq7wStv9vUmTF4/UPZFvw+jXllDFNwrAO9ugYHdMr5nBTaM/gOim1kD9Q/SvaqaN xH+piAb9C7+mFqzVRQslhTie+Ps05L2jq9pFNfgBgVSbjwJRCrcvtNkRc0AHajKf I4xyb4EgXMGBxvKvQIFpHZcIeTjxQo5JlbbkMoliF8kdO97gXkNL6wwPo2Xo1uPV y95cAslDfV1BUJ/4CpFLcxtrLCoHhyA9IpQi10CBrNW107pxaRSG3WWx79BD80vR YVNFNH/Waq0BqRGwJ2j3amyf7xvm/ziBPbQhmGQWLLDcvD2dUDhjcBjN/sNcETap WWvXwDXnryJHErVyaC7C2n34bzPHQ38RbhWTFbybJOS9egQOPHXGo+HBUy8lspew SF9jumMnrMtMPZoJYO2s+djXsXVIaibKKdCteKl+m0+S0uxHCFuMlBmUqMZ3nWAN ThLiTjTeA58S0WySfeukLaxNVH9YJE9ETYpztGM3NMg+LeUOaG/W3Rh5QWRAn8wK 3Udm6/ZiOFG0u7ebfReCPOyawuDhRiTqHavQDxdz6bD4R0mTrvvtvfMOOPKLhOLg KfFQhww05tRUEXR1crGJ =Xgak -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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