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how secure is SilverStripe?


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Berteh

Community Member, 11 Posts

15 May 2008 at 7:59pm

Hello,

Newly come here I must admit the demos and features of SilverStripe look great to me.

Before using SS on a production website I'd like to now how secure it is against hacking... is there, for instance, any systematic vulnerability check conducted... or any forum thread gathering exploits and patches... I found none of those.

Thanks for your comments.

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saimo

Community Member, 67 Posts

15 May 2008 at 9:58pm

The only incident I've heard about is this:
[url]http://silverstripe.com/site-builders-forum/flat/41057[/url]

But it seems it wasn't because of SilverStripe.

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

18 May 2008 at 9:27pm

The most common security error I have come across is people not changing the default admin/password. Also running the site in 'Live' mode rather then 'Dev' mode on servers is also recommended as Dev mode will output error logs which may contain your DB details as I found out. If you have any recommendations or come across anything you think could be exploited feel free to let us know!

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Tim

Core Development Team, 201 Posts

19 May 2008 at 11:30am

Stating the the security of any bit of software is flawless is just inviting trouble, so I'm not going to claim that, however I can say that to date there have been no known security breaches of SilverStripe sites (and SilverStripe has been deployed on a range of very high profile sites).

There have been a few minor security related bugs which have been discovered over the past 18 or so months, which have all be resolved promptly and (to my knowledge) have never been exploited.

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Berteh

Community Member, 11 Posts

20 May 2008 at 9:56am

Thanks for all these replies, and be sure I'll keep you posted when going on with my testing.
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