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Please explain how this is not a security issue

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Community Member, 5 Posts

17 March 2011 at 11:19am

As I understand it, an attacker could easily send a request for /?flush=1 a few times a second, thereby overriding the sites caching mechanism, which could cause trouble on busy sites.

I'm aware that you're not supposed to post security issues here. However, I'm pretty confident that my understanding, as outlined above, is missing something.

Can someone fill me in on what I'm missing?


Community Member, 271 Posts

17 March 2011 at 12:35pm

This only works in Dev mode...