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Bug 28244 - Require account e-mail address in order to mail a new password
Require account e-mail address in order to mail a new password
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2011-03-26 01:22 UTC by charitwo
Modified: 2012-04-16 09:16 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description charitwo 2011-03-26 01:22:15 UTC
While the password is only sent to the authenticated e-mail, this creates quite a hassle when someone attempts to gain access or cause trouble for the end-user. I just experienced an issue where an account is tied to a bot framework (similar to stewbot) and I have to go through all this mess changing the e-mail/password, re-authenticating, and adjusting the bot config when all this could have been avoided by the user not even knowing the account's e-mail address in the first place.
Comment 1 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-03-29 01:52:21 UTC
Would you think that Bug #26227 (Notify user by email when password changed) would be a solution to this?
Comment 2 Happy-melon 2011-04-20 15:29:26 UTC
Fixed in r86482.

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