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  1. XWiki Platform
  2. XWIKI-9071

User E-Mail can be leaked using the "Forgot Password" feature

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    • keywords:
      spam
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
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      Normally, user e-mail is shown scrambled (e.g. in the profile with default skin). However, when a password reset mail is sent using the "Forgot Password" feature, the following message is shown:

      An e-mail was sent to bla@blub.com. Please follow the instructions in that e-mail to complete the password reset procedure.

      This can be used e.g. to collect e-mail addresses for spamming.

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              • Assignee:
                mflorea Marius Dumitru Florea
                Reporter:
                nickless Alex Busenius
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