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From "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group" <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject RE: Age calculation in mod_cache.
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2010 08:58:14 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryujiro Shibuya 
> Sent: Mittwoch, 14. April 2010 03:35
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Age calculation in mod_cache.
> 
> Hello,
> 
> A minor issue in the age calculation in mod_cache 
> [ap_cache_current_age() in
> cache_util.c] is found.
> 
> In some unusual conditions, the age of cached content can be 
> calculated as
> negative value.
> The negative age value will be casted into a huge unsigned 
> integer later,
> and then the inappropriate Age header e.g. "Age: 4294963617" 
> (= more than
> 135 years) may be returned to the client.
> 
> In my opinion, the negative age should be adjusted to zero, at least.
> What are your thoughts?

Makes sense. Fixed in trunk as r933886.

Regards

Rüdiger


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