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Re: Web site defacing
From: Dan Demeter <dan () apexis ro>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 01:50:47 +0000

Hello,

Can somebody explain to me please why :

On 15/11/2011 07:18, Harshvardhan Parmar wrote:
These do not guarantee complete immunity to defacement but
considerably reduce the chances of a successful attack. Of course, if
you are using shared hosting, then a vulnerability on the co-hosted
site makes you vulnerable as well.

a vulnerability on the co-hosted site makes other websites hosted on that one vulnerable aswell ?

Is this still true if for a classic PHP + MySQL webserver when we assume that: a hacked doesn't use 0 day exploits , the daemons running on that shared server are all up to date, PHP is configured with open_basedir and they have disabled a lot of php functions ? [ this is the scenario for the shared HostGator ]

Thanks,
Dan

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