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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: passwords
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:11:28 GMT
good thought.

On 23 April 2013 14:07, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Can we put this into one or more of the bugfixes branches?
>
>
> On 23 April 2013 14:02, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> I believe the fix for this is 5d4ef930 which is on master (which will
>> be 1.4) only.
>>
>> specifically;
>>
>> -        [Name, Pass] = re:split(NamePass, ":", [{return, list}]),
>> +        [Name, Pass] = re:split(NamePass, ":", [{return, list}, {parts,
>> 2}]),
>>
>> B.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 23 April 2013 13:59, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>> > Ah, that's a great distinction, rings a bell!
>> >
>> > On 23 April 2013 13:39, Dave Cottlehuber <dch@jsonified.com> wrote:
>> >> On 23 April 2013 13:15, svilen <az@svilendobrev.com> wrote:
>> >>> g'day
>> >>>
>> >>> i am trying to set a user with a password that is not just
>> alphanumeric.
>> >>> e.g. "b:@" (or if uri-encoded, b%3A%40)
>> >>>
>> >>> but the result of getting the /_users/ doc is always 401-unauthorized.
>> >>>
>> >>> if i login in Futon, it seems to work.
>> >>> when i compute the pasword_sha myself and compare to whats in user/doc,
>> >>> it matches.
>> >>>
>> >>> but http via basic authentication won't let me in.
>> >>> e.g.
>> >>> curl -vX GET
>> >>> http://auser:b%3A%40@server:5984/_users/org.couchdb.user%3Aauser
>> >>>
>> >>> (seems the subject is very tricky and rarely paid attention to in
>> >>> various http libraries i looked recently. Everyone just lumps the
>> >>> usr+":"+psw and uri-encoding/decoding is left out..)
>> >>
>> >> Hi Svilen,
>> >>
>> >> From curl, you can:
>> >>
>> >> curl -vX GET $COUCH -u tricky:p@sswd
>> >>
>> >> and leaving off the password field allows you to enter it manually or
>> >> even echo ':p@sswd' | curl …
>> >>
>> >> or if you're POSTing I think you can also use this:
>> >> http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html#--data-urlencode
>> >>
>> >> curl -d name=john --data-urlencode passwd=@31&3*J
>> https://www.mysite.com
>> >>
>> >> Anyway AFAICT there's a bug in CouchDB if the password starts with a `:`
>> >>
>> >> $COUCH=http://admin:pwd@localhost:5984
>> >>
>> >> curl -HContent-Type:application/json \
>> >>   -vXPUT $COUCH/_users/org.couchdb.user:mrtricky \
>> >>   --data-binary '{"_id": "org.couchdb.user:mrtricky","name":
>> >> "mrtricky","roles": [],"type": "user","password": ":pwd"}'
>> >>
>> >> I would expect that I can subsequently use either curl or httpie.org,
>> >> neither of them succeed with -u mrtricky::pwd or -u mrtricky & getting
>> >> password from terminal.
>> >>
>> >> A+
>> >> Dave
>>
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> --
> NS

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