[Moin-user] Unable to stop this cretin

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 17 07:19:24 EDT 2005


Temporarily add an ACL to the top of every page and setup
acl_enabled, allowed_actions, etc in wikiconfig.py.

Wikis do serve a purpose, but I question putting a wide-open wiki on the 
public Internet for the exact reasons you cite.

Good luck,

-Jim P.

skip at pobox.com wrote:
> The last three mornings I have awakened to something like 200 new pages and
> a handful of changed pages on the Mojam Wiki filled with the usual crap.  I
> added a number of regular expressions to LocalBadContent:
> 
>     http://orca.mojam.com/mojamwiki/LocalBadContent
> 
> and manually reverted all changes and deleted all new crappy pages.  That
> didn't help.  Sunday I awoke to a similar mess.  I couldn't figure out why
> the changes had been allowed.  I double-checked LocalBadContent, reverted
> the changes, then routed his network to the loopback address.  This morning,
> it's the same thing.  Of course, he approached from a different network, so
> I've routed that network to the bit bucket as well.  Today I simply reverted
> the few changed pages and deleted all the new page directories instead of
> manually deleting each new page through the we.  I just don't have the time.
> I suspect I will wake up to the same crap tomorrow.
> 
> I can't uncomment the security policy setting in wikiconfig.py (is that
> required to use LocalBadContent?) because I get a traceback whenever I try
> to change a page if it's enabled.  (I filed a bug report on the MoinMoin
> wiki about this.)
> 
> I'm using 1.3.5.  Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> 




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