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From Edwin de Vreede <ed...@telegraafnet.nl>
Subject mod_access/3105: require (group|user) does not allow tabs to separete it from it arguments.
Date Wed, 30 Sep 1998 09:26:21 GMT

>Number:         3105
>Category:       mod_access
>Synopsis:       require (group|user) does not allow tabs to separete it from it arguments.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Sep 30 02:30:01 PDT 1998
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     edwin@telegraafnet.nl
>Organization:
apache
>Release:        1.3.2
>Environment:
Debian Linux (2.0.35)
Linux firewall 2.0.35 #5
GCC (2.7.2.(3)?) probably
>Description:
When the following (escaped) is put in a .htaccess file with the whitespace between group
and members being a tab.
require group	members
and sombody tries to access a document in its scope giving its correct credentials, the server
will give an error like this:
[Wed Sep 30 10:43:24 1998] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] access to /secured/ failed, reason:
user edwin not allowed access
when the tab is replaced with space(s) like this:
require group  members
it works fine.
>How-To-Repeat:
Create a situation like in the Full Description
>Fix:
-
>Audit-Trail:
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