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Feature #869

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Problems with (dumb?) HTTP request lines containing an URI fragment part (#...)

Added by Anonymous about 15 years ago. Updated over 14 years ago.

Status:
Fixed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
core
Target version:
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Description

If a client sends a fragment part within the request URI (although RFC 2616, 3.2.2 seems to say that the last part of the HTTP URL is the query part), lighty might be a little bit too strict. Consequences are (for example):


$ curl 'www.lighttpd.net/' -s -D - | grep HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
$ curl 'www.lighttpd.net/#' -s -D - | grep HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

uri.query contains everything after a '?' within the requested URL, so the fragment part would be part of uri.query, which should not be (see RFC 2396, Appendix A).
This affects CGI, because the QUERY_STRING environment variable is set to uri.query, but only an URI query part is expected (CGI Spec. 6.1.8).

-- MarcusSt

Actions #1

Updated by jan about 15 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Assigned
Actions #2

Updated by jan about 15 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Fixed
  • Resolution set to fixed

fixed in r1366

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