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New House Bug! (Stickied 5/5/11 - BS)

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Luvmylace, May 5, 2011.

  1. Luvmylace

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    FYI to everyone,that there is a house bug that allows the exploiter into your Private house and into your Locked Owner Only stuff .Once hit the whole house will be accessed to anyone!This includes teleporters!.I don't know how it is done but do not post any details here. Instead , send to ea if you have been a victim.
    I have resorted to placing , most valued items on my characters and in Banks for houses that I cannot customize. And in houses I can customize ,I stack the chests .go into Customize mode drop walls on that spot and send them into the packing crate.
     
  2. Beastmaster

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    Re: New House Bug!

    Old bug.

    It's called using someone's password to access their account.
     
  3. Luvmylace

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    Re: New House Bug!

    Nope, I am sorry but you are mistaken ,and the Devs know,Ea knows
     
  4. Black Sun

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    Re: New House Bug!

    This is an important issue. I'll put a tack in this for a few days to ensure everyone gets a chance to see it.
     
  5. Lord Nabin

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    Re: New House Bug!

    Nice Tack! Thank You!
     
  6. Picus at the office

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    So this allows anyone to go into any house and loot anything in a box? Wow, close the servers then and fix this. Can you say revert?
     
  7. BahamaMama

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    I agree. Devs, shut the game down and fix it, pls!

    And let us know when the issue is resolved.
     
  8. Lord Frodo

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    So is this bug in customized houses only or all houses? Is it on one shard or all shards?
     
  9. the_Illuminati

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    Can't you just customize your house to make sure that you have an entrace with doors and change the security to owner only so no one else can enter your house?

    Has this been confirmed other then the rumors?

    Does this effect just containers, or locked down items as well?
     
  10. Luvmylace

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    With this bug ,the house teleporters are changed to "anyone" .The storage chests changed to" anyone". the doors changed to "anyone" .Yes this is confirmed by those it happenned to.
    It would seem that anything that has a choice of "owner only "all the way to anyone is the target !
     
  11. Risso

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    No offence, but I hadn't heard anything about this until some crazy posted it on UHall. Does anyone have solid evidence that this has happened or is it just hearsay? If EA know then why haven't they jumped on it like lesser issues?
     
  12. jbfortune

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    Any proof about this before you panic the masses?
     
  13. Luvmylace

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    I can only tell you what happenned to those who warned me and that ea is looking into it. BTW are you calling me a crazy?
     
  14. UltimatePower

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    Need to post more details. Where is your house located? (shard, location) What all is missing, is it just items from secures, locked down items?
    Did you actually see someone in your house?
    No one else has access to your account?
    Is there any non valuable items missing? ( deco,furniture,plants, etc?)
    No one is going to take the time to unlock and steal furniture plants deco etc.


    Why is it only one person is having this issue?
    If what the op said is true, we would have a whole lot more people on here coming forward with stuff missing.

    Sounds to me like they were either hacked, or this is a server backup issue.

    Once before on Baja and on Chessy, there was server save issues, where almost everything in peoples luna houses, came up missing/decayed.

    The only things that remained in these houses, was items that normally do not decay. Both shards a server revert was needed to fix the issue.

    Until more details are posted, i do not think we need to worry.
     
  15. Luvmylace

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    you have the right to believe as you wish. I cannot post anymore particulars without risking getting banned
    sorry
     
  16. the_Illuminati

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    Sounds made up.

    If you can't tell us the shard, location of the house, and items missing.....then I think you are full of it.
     
  17. Tazar

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    No. WE DO NOT NEED MORE DETAILS POSTED! Posting more details will only let more exploiters figure it out to abuse it. We do need more details sent to the Dev team through Bug Reporting, PM, and E-mail.

    Please note that posting details of an exploit is against the Stratics Rules of Conduct and action will be taken should details be posted here.
     
  18. Luvmylace

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    well so be it .I would rather be "full of it " and warned people than sit back and watch if the bug gets out of hand. I have said all I can say without permission and cannot respond further
    the more info I give, the more people will try to duplicate. sorry but the answer remains the same
     
  19. THP

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    To be fair if this was a real issue all the shards would be down untill the devs had sorted it and reverted the shards affected so that nobody lost anything...pretty sure they have set the new standard after the magincia rubble trouble.
     
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    I first heard of this house bug on Monday morning. It is now Thursday. Surely EA could figure out within 4 days if it is truly a bug or a hoax.

    Devs, or someone official, please let us know if this is a real issue for us or not.

    - Saf
     
  21. Picus at the office

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    Normally the staff at stratics is quick to delete or lock threads that indicate the Dev team has a issue. Given that this is stickied it would seem that something more important is going on.

    Can we have some official reply as to this issue please?
     
  22. UltimatePower

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    Re read what i wrote, i did not ask for any details, that would in anyway lead
    to an exploit being discovered on here. I just asked for more proof. This person's stuff is missing.

    Did they actually see someone in their house? Or is that all here say or what they think happened.
    What type of items are missing? if its crap items, then its more than likely a bug. If its only valuable stuff, then people might need to worry.

    No need to worry the masses, over an unconfirmed report.
    If this is indeed true, there will be server reverts.

    So no need to worry in the first place.
     
  23. THP

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    Just please dont tell me u have a online playstation account with the same passwords/passcodes as your online ultima account ...because that could be a huge problem!!! long shot... but definate problem.
     
  24. Black Sun

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    Crap items or valuable items, I don't want any bug decaying my stuff or allowing some stranger to just waltz in and help themselves to it.
     
  25. THP

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    Nobody would be that stupid would they????
     
  26. Capn Kranky

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    when one exits customization all security on doors and teleporters is defaulted to "anyone". It's been that way since AOS came into being.

    You do realize that, right?
     
  27. Lord Frodo

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    TY for the info.
     
  28. Lord Frodo

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    We are not asking for any details on how to do this.

    Is this happening with all housing?

    Is this only on one shard?

    How do I store all my stuff in my bank and on my Chars if I own 2 Keeps and a Castle?

    How would answering these question tell someone how to do this?
     
  29. Gheed

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    Cant you just lock your stuff down? As opposed to securing it? I mean you wont be able to remove anything from the chests but that is sort of the point right now.
     
  30. Tazar

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    None of it tells someone exactly how to exploit it. All of it (except how do I store all my stuff in my bank) tells someone where to focus their efforts to learn how to exploit it...
     
  31. Lord Nabin

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    This is correct and dead on. Let's be Confident that Mesanna and the team are working on this as we speak in our best interests.

    I am sure they understand what a personal investment we feel to these items no mater what the value.

    My most precious item is a Tunic sewn by someone who helped me greatly in my frist months 13 years ago. It is worthless to anyone else but to me well to lose it would be a sad day.

    Think of the Dev's as being on the very front line of a battle they need our respect, support and trust that we believe they are fighting for us. The more they feel it the more empowered and energized they are.
     
  32. Gilmour

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    SOE got hit as well late april.

    All SOE games are currently offline.

    Same story

    http://www.soe.com/securityupdate/
     
  33. Lady Storm

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    obviously someone has found a crack in the code and is using it to do dammage. I dont want to know how or why or even when, all I want is a note from dev saying its fixed.

    We dont need the whole story and I have to strongly agree with Tazar. To know more would put even more players homes in danger.

    I am sorry guys there are nasty ppl out there who would have no quams to rob you blind if this information got out and they figured the bug to do it by this posting.

    If you have this happen notify the Dev team!!
     
  34. claudia-fjp

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    It's not obvious at all. It didn't even happen to the OP "Yes this is confirmed by those it happenned to." sounds like second hand rumor to me. If there was a break in exploit like this one would think the rares forum would be imploding about now with frantic victims. User error, shared accounts, coowners, hacked, lies, there are plenty of possible, more reasonable explanations.
     
  35. LoL/Sonoma

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    I agree until i hear at least something more than what basically equates to "I heard from my friend that ..."
     
  36. Lord Frodo

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    QFT

    What is the first thing that happens when people get ripped off? They post here screaming about it. So far we have heard nothing about this except from the OP. No rares people here or on the rares forum have said one word. If this is true you would think that the people able to do this would have wiped out the rares traders on thier shard first in one night. I find it very odd that this is the only person who has stuff taken from. Either they did something wrong or some one has access to thier account and ripped them off.
     
  37. Viper09

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    Seems a bit far-fetched. If this is a real bug I'd expect to hear about it more so or hear an official notice given the severity of the bug. I'd advise whoever this supposed bug hit to make sure their containers are not set to everyone, clean their friends/co-owner list, reset their password for their account, etc.
     
  38. Roland of Atlantic

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    Ok, for all the people who believe that this is a far-fetched hoax, it happened to me, and a guildmate of mine.

    He was cleaned out of all his ingots, boards, leather, runic kits and bods. I lost all the elemental weapons I made with runic hammers that I had not imbued yet. I have a feeling I missed the guy who cleaned me out by maybe 10 minutes because there were still some weapons remaining in the chest and some on the ground next to it as well. It's likely time consuming and not an easy thing to do or I could have lost the whole houseful of chests, but that doesn't make me feel much better about it.

    Both our houses were public, had no co-owners, and both of the chests that were looted were set positively to owner only.

    So I'm a believer. :thumbdown:
     
  39. claudia-fjp

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    It takes much longer than 10 mins for items on the ground to decay and when you say you just missed him does that mean you weren't logged in on your account, or that you were playing but only just came back to your house?
     
  40. Picus at the office

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    Well I am ready to call BS, sorry. There is no way that a person whom is able to use this exploit has not gone around to every house in Luna, including mine, and ripped it off blind. I have stuff in my luna house sitting in a box worth millions which I do not use or display because I have no wish to do so and it's still there happy as can be. Someone ripped off ingots and bods? Really? So they can fill them for near worthless hammers and PoF's? Elemental weapons? Really? Come on, no one would bother with that stuff if they were the single holder of a massive exploit worth untold billions.

    "I'm going to check every house on my shard till I find that 100% fire damage double axe I've always wanted.....lol. I'm a bad azz hackzor" YOINK 4tw. <-----clear runner for theft of the year I think.
     
  41. FishinFool

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    They'll never get my 100% cold, snow elemental slaying axe from me.

    These things pop up atleast once a year.
     
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    Yeah, no.
     
  43. Lady Storm

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    Ya'all still not getting it.... This might be a long precess to do and it has to be done one chest at a time .... not that its this way but you have to understand the players it is happening to call a GM.... some dont subscribe to forums.

    Look I agree with Tazar stop micromanaging this and keep your eyes pealed, or you might just be the next victom no one wants to beleave.

    Someone has done something and is keeping it hushed up striking here and there so not to make a panic. If you think about it wouldnt you if you were corupt and stealing things from others NOT tell a sole your doing it ?? This might very well be a one person opperation.
    I just want the Dev to look into it and find the person(s) and deal with it and say all clear!
     
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    Yeah I will keep my eyes open on this. But so far it just sounds a bit off at the moment.
     
  45. claudia-fjp

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    You are right, I would NOT tell any feet, I would also NOT steal utterly worthless crap...


    I too will keep my eyes out for a shady character who so smart as to be the only one to figure this out yet so completely stupid as to steal a bunch of stuff that frequently gets left at fallen houses to rot. My old buddy Occam logged in the other day, maybe he will let me borrow his Razor for protection from this corrupt and dastardly criminal mastermind.
     
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    It should probably be noted that the moderators aren't in the habit of drawing attention to unconfirmed reports of exploits/bug.
    It would be irresponsible to do so.

    This has been confirmed by a few members of Stratics Staff who tested it upon hearing about it, which is why this thread was stuck (stickied?).
    I do agree that there are a lot of questions that make it seem doubtful. There are no widespread reports of it happening, and Luna has not been relieved of its valuables.
    But, I do trust the staff members that confirmed it (I don't think they'd appreciate the PM bombardment that would likely follow if I named them), which leads me to believe that people should perhaps err on the side of caution.
     
  47. Picus of Napa

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    Well then I believe you are saying that some specific house(s) are currently at risk for this exploit. There is no official response save for some mods on a forum stickying a thread. This exploit has been confirmed by said staff and they give us not a single clue on how to protect ourselves, wtf is this? Is it safe to conclude that this is a rather easy "scam" to run and we should be hanging the dev team for no quick patch to fix, or is this a case of the weekend and nothing will be done till monday at best, again.
     
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    I don't see any mod confirming this. Only mentioning that it is an issue that should be made aware of in case it is valid.

    I don't see anyone saying they tested it.
     
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    I don't think it would be in anyone's best interests to post to say "I tested it and confirmed it personally". Considering the way that things said have a habit of finding themselves liberated of their context, confirming that they tested an exploit could end badly for such a person (especially considering the hostile tone of this thread).

    There is nothing significant to be gained by elevating unconfirmed rumours, and potentially much more to lost in terms of user trust through such a thing.
    It has been tested and confirmed by Stratics Staff, and that is the reason why this thread has been stuck, and it has been reported to Mythic.
    To my knowledge, converting secures to "lock downs" would protect the contents, as would moving the objects to the moving crate.
     
  50. Picus of Napa

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    4K posts and you missed the part about reading. This person, Cirno, whom is a stratics person said they have tested and confirmed. Sorry but I read that to say it is a live bug and, again, every player whom owns a certain house style is at risk.