Security information

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Last update: 2009-08-22

No security bugs known at the moment.

Art.png Features

Dolibarr implements several security features. Among them :


  • User passwords can be encrypted in database.
  • Database technical password can be encoded in the Dolibarr configuration file (conf.php).
  • Possibility to force HTTPS.

Hacks and cracks

  • Works with register_globals on or off (off highly recommended).
  • Works with PHP safe_mode on or off (on recommended).
  • Production option to disable any technical information leakage (debug, error stacktrace, version informations) [*6] (TODO Not yet available).
  • Protection against SQL injection.
  • Protection against XSS injection (Cross Site Scripting).
  • Protection against CSRF (Cross Site Request Forgery).

Pages and files access

  • Pages and contents are protected by permissions (granted on groups or users) for each functional module.
  • Files saved by Dolibarr are stored in a different root directory than web application (so they can not be downloaded without passing by the Dolibarr wrapper).
  • Dolibarr directories content can't be accessed even if Apache option Indexes has be forgotten to on (should not).

Login protection

  • Delay anti brute force cracking on login page.
  • Graphical code (CAPTCHA) against robots on login page.
  • No passwords in logs, even in technical logs.
  • Internal logger to save permanently all Dolibarr events about user's administration and successful or failed logins.


  • Possibility to run an anti-virus on every uploaded file.