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rate limit password resets #13813

Findus23 opened this Issue Dec 8, 2018 · 0 comments


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Findus23 commented Dec 8, 2018

See also #13472 (comment)
followup to #13472 and #2888

Currently everyone can request an unlimited number of password requests which causes an unlimited amount of password reset emails which causes a mess in the inbox, overloads mailservers and may make it possible to let an attacker trick the user in accepting this request (#11071)

@sgiehl sgiehl self-assigned this Jan 6, 2019

@sgiehl sgiehl referenced a pull request that will close this issue Jan 6, 2019


Implements a rate limit for password resets #13934

@mattab mattab added this to the 3.9.0 milestone Jan 14, 2019

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