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Changes between Initial Version and Version 5 of Ticket #12201


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Timestamp:
03/14/10 00:52:06 (4 years ago)
Author:
nacin
Comment:

Removing language.

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  • Ticket #12201

    • Property Status changed from new to accepted
    • Property Cc edward mindreantre added
    • Property Version changed from to 2.9.2
    • Property Milestone changed from Unassigned to 3.0
    • Property Keywords has-patch needs-testing added; file.php direct access getmyuid removed
  • Ticket #12201 – Description

    initial v5  
    1 On some web hosts the getmyuid() function, used in file.php to discern whether direct access to the file system is allowed or not, is disabled. "For security reasons", whatever the fuck that might mean. How much damage can you cause with getmyuid? 
     1On some web hosts the getmyuid() function, used in file.php to discern whether direct access to the file system is allowed or not, is disabled. "For security reasons", whatever that might mean. How much damage can you cause with getmyuid? 
    22 
    33This prevents people who, even though they've installed wordpress correctly via FTP and set the correct file permissions, from installing themes, plugins and upgrades.