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they are fingerprinting my installation through DOCS directory
« on: November 17, 2010, 06:12:03 pm »


I was checkin my access logs when i realized some abnormal pattern:

If i go to this pages... the title includes de version as you can see: Coppermine Photo Gallery v1.5.6: Documentatie en Handleiding

Now i guess hackers are fingerprinting coppermine installation through /DOCS/ directory.
I have read the info about deleting part of this directory, but after this, i prefer to delete as much as i can from it.

So, my question is, what can i delete and what i cant from this directory and mantain good de installation?.

It is posible that in next versions you remove this extra info?



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Re: they are fingerprinting my installation through DOCS directory
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2010, 09:32:03 pm »

You should upgrade instead of hiding the version number. It's important for us when supporting to know which version the user has running. The version number is displayed at other places, too.
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