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Bug 12855 - Weird denial of service attempts using 1 pixel images
Weird denial of service attempts using 1 pixel images
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
File management (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal critical (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2008-02-01 02:07 UTC by MER-C
Modified: 2008-02-01 03:46 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description MER-C 2008-02-01 02:07:12 UTC
2600+ of them to be precise. See [[Special:DeletedContributions/Ffddd]] for examples, [[Wikipedia:Requests for checkuser/Case/1pixel]] and . 

The question is whether there should be some sort of technical restriction on image usage to prevent this from happening again. 500/page might be a good place to start - I have never had a use for that many images even in my work at [[Wikipedia:Featured pictures]].
Comment 1 Tim Starling 2008-02-01 03:46:53 UTC
A denial of service attempt is not a bug. If you want to discuss it, please see the wikitech-l thread. 

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