[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #5367: Wordpress cookie authentication vulnerability

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Thu Dec 20 21:33:52 GMT 2007

#5367: Wordpress cookie authentication vulnerability
 Reporter:  sjmurdoch                |        Owner:  westi   
     Type:  defect                   |       Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal                   |    Milestone:  2.4     
Component:  Security                 |      Version:  2.3.1   
 Severity:  normal                   |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:  security, password, md5  |  
Comment (by ryan):

 New patch uses SECRET_KEY instead of the DB secret if defined.  Should we
 do this, or concat SECRET_KEY with the db secret and provide a separate
 SECRET_SALT define that can be used to replace the db secret?

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5367#comment:62>
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