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Generate new passwords in a secure way
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Previously, lost passwords were generated via
which is using java.util.Random internally.

This PRNG is has a 48-bit seed, that can easily be bruteforced
if an attacker is able to get the PRNG's output, for example
but resetting their own account multiple times,
leading to trivial privileges escalation attacks.

This commit makes use of
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jvoisin committed Mar 28, 2019
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import org.airsonic.player.domain.User;
import org.airsonic.player.service.SecurityService;
import org.airsonic.player.service.SettingsService;
import org.apache.commons.lang.RandomStringUtils;
import org.apache.commons.lang.StringUtils;
import org.slf4j.Logger;
import org.slf4j.LoggerFactory;
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import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

import java.util.Date;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;
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private static final Logger LOG = LoggerFactory.getLogger(RecoverController.class);

private static final String SYMBOLS = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ1234567890";
private final SecureRandom random = new SecureRandom();
private static final int PASSWORD_LENGTH = 32;

private SettingsService settingsService;
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} else if (user.getEmail() == null) {
map.put("error", "recover.error.noemail");
} else {
String password = RandomStringUtils.randomAlphanumeric(8);
StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder(PASSWORD_LENGTH);
for(int i=0; i<PASSWORD_LENGTH; i++) {
int index = random.nextInt(SYMBOLS.length());
String password = sb.toString();

if (emailPassword(password, user.getUsername(), user.getEmail())) {
map.put("sentTo", user.getEmail());
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