Forum/Bulletin Board Recommendations?

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Wed Mar 8 11:49:46 MST 2006


On Mar 8, 2006, at 11:39 AM, Jeff Schroeder wrote:

> Doran wrote:
>
>> But, recently we had a client who had phpBB and was concerned that it
>> was RIDDLED with security issues. We did some research and
>> recommended:
>
> I second that-- I've had several clients using phpBB and they were all
> cracked using well-known exploits.  The package itself is actually
> quite nice, easy to install, and very popular, but there have been
> repeated security problems.  Unless you're willing to always stay atop
> the latest patches  and watch for newsgroup postings about new  
> security
> holes, I'd recommend against using phpBB.
>

Bummer.  I was leaning towards phpBB before these posts.
This will only be on an intranet site though - not even publicly  
accessible.  I wonder if I risk the potential threats if I trust my  
users...

-- Kimball 




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