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Avatar upload error

Post by jerryco » Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:51 am

Could not upload avatar to ./images/avatars/upload/0a3f56e74383639dea14ec679ae7bec4_25869.jpg.

I tried a png and a jpg. Both 80x80 pixels and 17,2 kb and 2,8 kb respectfully.
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Re: Avatar upload error

Post by Pablo » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:44 pm

You cannot upload images files to the forum. This has been disabled.

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Re: Avatar upload error

Post by jerryco » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:52 pm

I see. It was possible at some point. Oh well, the bunny will have to do.
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Re: Avatar upload error

Post by Pablo » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:18 pm

A few years ago, someone managed to upload a virus via this feature. This caused 'panic' at the web host and they decided to block the account (= website offline) until the virus was removed.
Since then I have disabled this option to make suie this does not happen again.

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Re: Avatar upload error

Post by jerryco » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:49 pm

Seriously? A virus through an image uploader? That's deep!
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Re: Avatar upload error

Post by Pablo » Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:06 pm

You can embedd a virus inside an image.
Although this may not cause any harm in modern browsers, it will still trigger the virusscanner.

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