[typo] Comment Disabled Articles Still Receiving Spam

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Thu Oct 27 10:44:50 EDT 2005


On Oct 27, 2005, at 7:37 AM, Mike Purvis wrote:
>
> I asked a comment spam question a few months ago, and it seemed at the
> time like I was the only person having my problem. But now I'm  
> facing an
> extremely frustrating comment-spam related difficulty: Even posts that
> I've manually flagged as "don't allow comments" are still allowing  
> spams
> through! The form is being properly hidden, but Typo is allowing  
> numbers
> of comments to be submitted by directly hitting the action URL.
>
> Seeing all the support requests here regarding recent SVN has made me
> extremely cautious about upgrading... is there a fix for this in some
> more recent version?
>
> It seems like one of the more obvious approaches would be to just  
> embed
> a one time ticket in the form field, which expires after 24 hours. I'm
> simply not proficient enough with Rails or Typo to do it.

Which version of Typo, and which DB?  Is there any chance that you  
recently upgraded to Rails 0.14.x?


Scott


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