Forum/Bulletin Board Recommendations?
ross at indessed.com
Sat Mar 11 19:51:42 MST 2006
On Wed, 08 Mar 2006 21:24:07 -0800, Jonathan Duncan
<jonathan at jkdwebmagic.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Ross Werner wrote:
>> What kind of "frightening security breaches" are we talking here, out
>> of curiousity? I mean, let's say (hypothetically speaking) I was
>> running a phpBB on remote hosting on a computer I didn't even have
>> shell access to (I don't even think it's set up to allow PHP to run
>> commands), and I do nightly backups of the phpBB data. Do I have
>> anything at all to worry about?
> The breaches I was referring to were the ones that other people replying
> to this thread were mentioning. I am not quite sure I understand the
> scenario you presented. Most web servers are run on "remote" machines,
> if by remote you mean that you are not sitting at the actual machine.
Heh, true. Basically by "remote" I meant a computer that I don't own, and
that I don't use for anything else apart from being a web server. (So it's
not going to have, for example, development tools or personal data and so
> The most recent big security bug can be read about here:
Looks like you have to have HTML enabled for that one. Is that true of
most phpBB exploits?
> I hope this helps. Your mileage may vary, of course.
Thanks for the info.
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