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I had been running out of memory on my server lately and I noticed some individuals uploading the same "file" over and over in quick succession which locks up my instance of mini_magick. Eventually the morgify gets stuck in an infinite loop. I've taken care of it by having a daemon watch the morgify process if it gets out of control, but was wondering if there was a better solution

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You can see the same *.gif being uploading in quick succession. I tried downloading this file too, and it isn't even a gif. I don't know what it is (I can't open it). Anyone experience this kind of exploit before?

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same *.gif? The image you posted has only unique filenames, no duplicates that i see. –  user16081 Nov 1 '12 at 5:37
It's the same file uploaded simultaniously from multiple clients. Imagemagick tries to convert each upload to a *.jpg and locks up. –  kidcapital Nov 1 '12 at 7:06
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