[kwlug-disc] Your KWLUG web site account is at risk

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 19 19:52:03 EST 2011


So.. the admin function is gone, but I think you still need to add edit or change
 permission for the passwords for the logged in user after a reset; unless, I just can't find how to do it, but everything from the view and edit tabs in my account is blank.

Joseph Wennechuk

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> Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 17:43:38 -0500
> From: paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Your KWLUG web site account is at risk
> 
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 04:11:56PM -0500, Chris Irwin wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 15:30, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:
> > > If you haven't logged in lately do so here http://kwlug.org/user
> > 
> > I've logged in to my account! I've logged in!
> > 
> > > If you've forgotten your password, follow the appropriate link and re-enable it.
> > 
> > I had to use the one-time-login from the site. I don't seem to be able
> > to find a way to reset my password (the 'edit' tab is empty).
> > 
> > Also, I have an 'Administer' link on the left-side menu. It lets me
> > see comments site-wide, but also looks like it will let me edit &
> > delete them (I didn't try). I can also see spam (I might be able to
> > approve, but I didn't test). I can also see logs. I probably should
> > not have permission to the section at all.
> 
> I have removed the following permissions for members:
> 
> system module -> access administration pages
> spam module -> administer spam
> comment module -> administer comments
> 
> Could you see whether this has restricted your administrative powers
> appropriately?
> 
> After the upgrade these issues may revert, so you maybe should check
> again.
> 
> - Paul
> 
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