[Tracker-discuss] [issue111] Roundup not fault tolerant enough about duplicate form values.
metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Wed Apr 18 19:00:59 CEST 2007
Paul Dubois added the comment:
FWIW that is what I have been thinking too. Also those concurrent
access things, at a time when we don't have any users. Only a bot can
do that, I'm thinking.
When I get strange stuff like this at work I am often able to trace it
back to attacks by my own security people trying to break in. They do
so many probes at once it amounts to a denial of service attack. But
hey, they're SECURITY, so it is ok. (:->
On 4/18/07, Erik Forsberg <metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za> wrote:
> Erik Forsberg added the comment:
> I'm beginning to think that this problem is caused not by a faulty template (the
> complaints are from the meta tracker, on issue.index, from what I can see.
> AFAIK, we haven't done any changes there), but instead from some kind of spam or
> virus trying to abuse the system.
> Therefore, some resistance code in roundup is probably the way to go to avoid
> error messages to the administrators.
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