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Bug 9992 - Security enchancement against hammering a wiki.
Security enchancement against hammering a wiki.
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 993
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User blocking (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-05-21 15:16 UTC by Wiredtape
Modified: 2007-05-21 15:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Wiredtape 2007-05-21 15:16:37 UTC
As far as I know there is no protection against someone trying to open multiple edits and submitting them all at once. I can foresee a security risk here, someone could open multiple edits and submit them all with blocks of text, which could eventually cause a server crash or if you are using a shared-host, a max-out of bandwidth or max-out of space. 

A simple timer counting amount of seconds between each submit, and blocking things under 10 seconds, for instance...

Thank you.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-05-21 15:53:32 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 993 ***

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