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From "Alfredo Osorio (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Comment Edited] (WW-4187) ServletRedirectResult only works with a limited set of hardcoded URL protocols
Date Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:29:52 GMT

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Alfredo Osorio edited comment on WW-4187 at 9/3/13 2:28 PM:
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[~lukaszlenart] how about that instead of having to set up the paths we just exclude the prefixes
used by the framework and keep the compatibility: 
{code}
 private boolean isPathUrl(String url) {
        return (url.indexOf(':') == -1) || url.startsWith("action:") || url.startsWith("method:");

 }
{code}
                
      was (Author: aosorio):
    [~lukaszlenart] how about that instead of having to set up the paths we just exclude the
prefixes used by the framework and keep the compatibility: 
 private boolean isPathUrl(String url) {
        return (url.indexOf(':') == -1) || url.startsWith("action:") || url.startsWith("method:");

 }
                  
> ServletRedirectResult only works with a limited set of hardcoded URL protocols
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: WW-4187
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-4187
>             Project: Struts 2
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 2.3.7, 2.3.8, 2.3.12, 2.3.14, 2.3.14.1, 2.3.14.2, 2.3.14.3, 2.3.15.1
>            Reporter: Michiel Toneman
>             Fix For: 2.3.17
>
>
> The isPathUrl(String url) implementation was changed from:
> {code:java}
> return (url.indexOf(':') == -1);
> {code}
> to:
> {code:java}
> return !url.startsWith("http:")
>                 && !url.startsWith("https:")
>                 && !url.startsWith("mailto:")
>                 && !url.startsWith("file:")
>                 && !url.startsWith("ftp:");
> {code}
> This breaks integrations which require a redirect in (e.g.) a mobile app for iOS which
often use custom protocols such as myapp:// 
> There are also numerous valid / common protocols which are not in this list.
> The result of this change is that redirects to such URLs are treated as local redirects
(paths), rather than absolute redirects.

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