Tuesday, July 28, 2009

displaying errors in a site.

Error message shows mainly database related error messages. Lets see the mock zend php certification question.

Question: Why is it important from a security perspective to never display PHP error messages directly to the end user, yet always log them?

Answer:(choose 2)

1. Error messages will contain sensitive session information
session information are not shown in a error message.
2. Error messages can contain cross site scripting attacks
xss attack is not possible with such error message.
3. Security risks involved in logging are handled by PHP
4. Error messages give the perception of insecurity to the user
5. Error messages can contain data useful to a potential attacker
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