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Subject: Unescaped escape in hostname regex string allows invalid matches
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 12:26:20 -0500
To: bug-Regexp-Common-IRC [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Rob West <robertfwest [...] gmail.com>
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The patch below fixes the bug where a_b would match even though it is not valid according to the RFC. --- Regexp-Common-IRC-0.04/lib/Regexp/Common/IRC.pm.hostname 2010-01-07 12:10:18.000000000 -0500 +++ Regexp-Common-IRC-0.04/lib/Regexp/Common/IRC.pm 2010-01-07 12:10:34.000000000 -0500 @@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ create => qq/(?k:$shortname)/, ; -my $hostname = "$shortname(?:\.$shortname)*"; +my $hostname = "$shortname(?:\\.$shortname)*"; pattern name => [qw(IRC hostname -keep)], create => qq/(?k:$hostname)/,


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