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[Savannah-hackers] Re: bug in change password system

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: bug in change password system
Date: 24 Jun 2003 12:26:50 +0200
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Can you retry now? It should be fixed.

Arc <address@hidden> said:

> I've tried twice now to recover a lost password, I got the automated
> email then went to the URL enclosed.  Entered a new password in both
> fields (the same in both, i checked), and when I clicked "Update" it
> gave me this:
> Error
>    Invalid confirmation hash.
> I'm using Lynx Version 2.8.3 w/ ssl support, the "confirm_hash" CGI
> field had the following value: "confirm_hash=%24confirm_hash".  I assume
> this is the cause for this bug, some HTML form style that is not handled
> by lynx properly.
> I manually went to the same page again, using the CGI values sent which
> resulted in the above error (such as my new password, etc) but with the
> confirm_hash the same as the URL sent to me via email.  This time it
> worked fine.
> So there's some problem with the way the confirmation hash is included
> in a hidden form field on the first page.  I haven't looked into it any
> further, but can if nessesary to get this bug fixed.
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