INN 2.4.3 readers.conf bug (hostname)
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Aug 26 05:38:19 UTC 2006
Brandon Hume <hume at Den.BOFH.Ca> writes:
> There's an apparent problem with hostname-based reader authentication on
> IPv6 platforms.
> The function Address2Name () doesn't make assumptions as to the case of the
> returned hostname, making sure to lowercase it before return, as uwildmat
> seems to be a case sensitive function.
> Address2Name6 doesn't canonicalize the hostname in the same way, it returns
> it in exactly the same way as the resolver. This causes problems if the
> returned hostname has mixed case.
> The easiest fix is this (against nnrpd/nnrpd.c):
Good catch. Thanks, applied.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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