Is this setting a secutity hole?


I’m asked to adminster a drupal7 site. The is ‘private file access’ is set, and the default upload directory is ‘../’, where the webserver’s root is the directory named ‘web’. I think it’s because the IMCE allows the see in the file browser window both private and public direcorties only in this way.

Is it a secutity hole, or not — shall I change it?

Thank you!

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