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Id: 42938
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: URI

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: depesz [...]

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Subject: URI accepts invalid hostnames
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test: perl -e 'use URI; my $q = URI->new("http://<alert>"); print $q->host' this should fail, raise exception or generally do anything to let user know that he passed invalid url - invalid because '<' and '>' are not acceptable as parts of hostnames.

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