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Re: [tor-talk] Trac accounts and potential account compromise

> We learned on recently that there was a bug in our Trac setup that allowed
> anyone to register a new user account for an existing user name, overwriting
> the existing user's password and thereby taking over the account [0].

Has there been an analysis on how many accounts have been compromised
this way (and their email addresses changed)?

When was this vulnerability introduced?

> However, it's still possible that somebody has taken over your account in the
> past and you didn't notice because you didn't log in recently. We recommend
> users try to login and if you find you are unable to do so, you can reset your
> password here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/reset_password

Not very helpful if the attacker changed the account's email address ;)

btw: Was there any specific reason to wait for 10 days after fixing this
issue before telling tor-talk about it?

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