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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-50060

Message contacts search has no limit

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 2.7.7, 2.8.5
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Messages
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_27_STABLE, MOODLE_28_STABLE

      Description

      1. Go to your messages, select "Contacts"
      2. Hit the search button
      3. Search for a single letter and press "Search"

      Expected

      • Results are limited

      Actual

      • All matching results are returned

      That is a potential performance and usability issue. As well as security in a minor scenario as it could lead to DDoS attacks.

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              Reporter:
              fred Frédéric Massart
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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