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[F] CAPTCHA login protection bug [R] [C-Rcpalace]
12-04-2008, 08:14 PM
Post: #21
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
(12-04-2008 07:49 PM)TStarGermany Wrote:  i tested a bit more
i set the "Number of times to allow failed logins" to "0" in the board config ...

// If it somehow works on your host, then good for you.

I was hoping your suggestion might work around the bug, while still protecting the board.
When I set failed logins" to "0", then the protection was disabled, just like it is supposed to be.

Later, setting it to '4', followed by more incorrect logins, produced the screen with the Captcha (this time)

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12-04-2008, 08:22 PM
Post: #22
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
*headscratch*
that stuff doesn't make sense Sad

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12-04-2008, 09:37 PM (This post was last modified: 12-04-2008 09:39 PM by Ryan Gordon.)
Post: #23
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
Ok so we've got symptoms all over the place and multiple bug report in one thread. Before I get completely lost, can someone provide some concise and clear reproduction instructions. And if there are other bugs, then it would be best to create a new thread for each one.
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12-04-2008, 09:48 PM
Post: #24
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
Ok, so how many of you have the Login Convert (with the Merge System) plugin enabled?
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12-04-2008, 10:08 PM
Post: #25
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
@ryan: i don't even know what that is, so i guess no Smile

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12-04-2008, 10:15 PM (This post was last modified: 12-04-2008 10:21 PM by seeker.)
Post: #26
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
(12-04-2008 09:48 PM)Ryan Gordon Wrote:  Ok, so how many of you have the Login Convert (with the Merge System) plugin enabled?

No

(12-04-2008 07:18 PM)TStarGermany Wrote:  ... i fail to see any information about failedlogins....

MyBB (Firefox) cookies contain a cookie for failed login attempts, I just saw it myself.

(12-04-2008 09:37 PM)Ryan Gordon Wrote:  Ok so we've got symptoms all over the place and multiple bug report in one thread. Before I get completely lost, can someone provide some concise and clear reproduction instructions. And if there are other bugs, then it would be best to create a new thread for each one.

New user > Try to login w/ incorrect details // EDIT: First failures = You have entered an invalid username or password combination. @/bb/member.php

If you have forgotten your password please retrieve a new one. >> Once the limit is reached you get redirected (again) to /bb/member.php

and one of these three things happens:

~40-45%% of the time

1) "You have failed to login within the required number of attempts.
You must now wait 0h 15m 0s before you can login again."

(Note: This waiting period can be avoided by clearing your cookies)

~40-45%% of the time

2) You see this, without the Captcha

[Image: lock.gif]


or

Very few times (during my tests)

3) The new Captcha shows in the right place

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12-04-2008, 10:20 PM
Post: #27
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
(12-04-2008 10:15 PM)seeker Wrote:  1) "You have failed to login within the required number of attempts.
You must now wait 0h 15m 0s before you can login again."

(Note: This waiting period can be avoided by clearing your cookies)

There's no way we can fix that properly. You'll find the same thing with every other forum.

(12-04-2008 10:15 PM)seeker Wrote:  2) You see this, without the Captcha

[Image: lock.gif]

I'll look into it
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12-04-2008, 10:23 PM (This post was last modified: 12-04-2008 10:24 PM by seeker.)
Post: #28
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
(12-04-2008 10:20 PM)Ryan Gordon Wrote:  I'll look into it

Thanks, Ryan.
One tip on reproducing is to try the correct login details right after you reach the limit of failures.
Continued attempts with the wrong details seem more likely to produce...

"You have failed to login within the required number of attempts.
You must now wait 0h 15m 0s before you can login again."

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12-04-2008, 10:41 PM
Post: #29
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
Try this:


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12-04-2008, 10:47 PM
Post: #30
RE: CAPTCHA login protection bug [R]
pls tell what you changed

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