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syntax.pl patch

  • From: Marten Terpstra < >
  • Date: Wed, 23 Nov 1994 15:03:22 +0100
  • Cc:

Folks,

I found a bug in syntax.pl where an illegal regular expression in a
maintainer object can crash dbupdate. The patch below solves this.

-Marten

*** /ncc/dbase/src/syntax.pl	Thu Nov 17 14:38:29 1994
--- syntax.pl	Wed Nov 23 14:56:06 1994
***************
*** 1,8 ****
  #
  #	$RCSfile: syntax.pl,v $
! #	$Revision: 0.46 $
  #	$Author: marten $
! #	$Date: 1994/11/17 13:38:27 $
  #
  #       ARGUMENTS:      *ASSOC object
  #       RETURNS:        INTEGER object_status
--- 1,8 ----
  #
  #	$RCSfile: syntax.pl,v $
! #	$Revision: 0.47 $
  #	$Author: marten $
! #	$Date: 1994/11/23 13:56:05 $
  #
  #       ARGUMENTS:      *ASSOC object
  #       RETURNS:        INTEGER object_status
***************
*** 512,519 ****
  	    } else {
  		return;
  	    }
! 	}	   
! 	elsif ($authstr[0] ne "MAIL-FROM") {
  	    return $O_ERROR, "syntax error in \"$ATTL{$key}\" $value";
  	}
  	return;
--- 512,530 ----
  	    } else {
  		return;
  	    }
! 	}	
! 	elsif ($authstr[0] eq "MAIL-FROM") {
! 	    local($regex) = $value;
! 	    $regex =~ s/^\s*MAIL\-FROM\s*//;
! 	    eval "/$regex/;";
! 	    if ($@) {
! 		return $O_ERROR, "\"$regex\" is not a legal regular expression";
! 	    } else {
! 		return;
! 	    }
! 	}
! 	    
! 	else {
  	    return $O_ERROR, "syntax error in \"$ATTL{$key}\" $value";
  	}
  	return;



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