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Bug 6775 - Blocked users are able to create accounts
Blocked users are able to create accounts
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: High normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: 6773 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-07-21 23:02 UTC by Effeietsanders
Modified: 2006-07-22 08:30 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Effeietsanders 2006-07-21 23:02:46 UTC
Since bug 550 is resolved, blocked users are allowed to create users. The dutch
entry in the log is then:
21 jul 2006 22:46 Occulair (Overleg | bijdragen | blokkeer) Maakte een account
voor Gebruiker:Effe Iets Andersd, Dan???Froggy (Overleg | bijdragen | blokkeer)
(don't know the english one)
Through some page users are allowed to create accounts. This possibility is not
blocked when a user is blocked, not even when the IP is prevented to create
users. The created users seem not to be able to edit. A troll on nl.wp is using
this leak, and creating accounts, and trolling that way. If this could be fixed,
please. It could be temporarily fixed by taking away the createuser-ability from
all logged-in users on nl.wikipedia , though, this is not perfect, as all wiki's
will have the same problem. Thanks.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-07-21 23:04:06 UTC
This was fixed a while ago, however some individual blocks from 
before the fix are incorrectly set.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-07-22 06:45:35 UTC
Old items were not properly converted, I've fixed them.
Comment 3 Effeietsanders 2006-07-22 08:30:29 UTC
*** Bug 6773 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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