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March to be the Month of PHP Bugs





MrBlueSky
Stefan Esser, former member of the PHP Security Response Team has left the Response Team due to the bad way PHP bugs are handled (if they are handled at all). Now he has declared march to be the Month of PHP bugs. There will be a lot of PHP bugs and vulnarebilities disclosed. His goal:

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Its goal is to make people and especially the PHP developers aware that bugs in PHP exist. While this sounds obvious for everyone on the outside, it is actually required. PHP has a very bad reputation when it comes to security, which is mostly caused by all the advisories about security holes in PHP applications.


About Esser:

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Stefan Esser is the founder of both the Hardened-PHP Project and the PHP Security Response Team (which he recently left). Federico Biancuzzi discussed with him how the PHP Security Response Team works, why he resigned from it, what features he plans to add to his own hardening patch, the interaction between Apache and PHP, the upcoming "Month of PHP bugs" initiative, and common mistakes in the design of well-known applications such as WordPress.


An interview with Esser (scroll down for the questions regarding "Month of PHP bugs" initiative):

http://www.securityfocus.com/print/columnists/432
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