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Reported by @sdimovv

Unauthorized user creation and potential account takeover


With the default flows, unauthenticated users can create new accounts in authentik. If a flow exists that allows for email-verified password recovery, this can be used to overwrite the email address of admin accounts and take over their accounts


authentik 2022.11.2 and 2022.10.2 fix this issue, for other versions the workaround can be used.


A policy can be created and bound to the default-user-settings-flow flow with the following contents

return request.user.is_authenticated