Last modified: 2005-11-16 23:12:39 UTC

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Bug 3934 - Spam blacklist can be evaded by adding underscore to URL
Spam blacklist can be evaded by adding underscore to URL
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-11-12 05:34 UTC by Jeff Bonham
Modified: 2005-11-16 23:12 UTC (History)
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Description Jeff Bonham 2005-11-12 05:34:15 UTC
The spam blacklist extension will not match URLs which contain underscores.  For  
example, if a line in a blacklist file is:  
  
fiberia\.com  
  
then [http://drugspam.fiberia.com/] will be blocked but  
[http://drug_spam.fiberia.com/] will be ignored.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-11-16 10:11:51 UTC
Added it to the regex.
Comment 2 Angela 2005-11-16 10:16:56 UTC
Reopening since it isn't resolved for non-Wikimedia sites using this extension.
Adding every underscored URL to a separate regex rather than allowing all wiki
admins to add them isn't a solution.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2005-11-16 23:12:39 UTC
Reclosing since the objection is incorrect. Update your copy of the extension 
and you'll have the updated regex.

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