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Id: 62302
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Queue: XML-RSSLite

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Subject: regexp error parsing certain feed (forwarded from user)
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The file below run as "perl bar.pl" gets an error Unmatched [ in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/![ <-- HERE CDATA[/ at /usr/share/perl5/XML/RSSLite.pm line 266. I suspect the parsing somehow lets "CDATA[" get in as a tag to be matched, or skipped. I know rsslite doesn't handle cdata, but I think a little quoting can protect it against evil tags (or apparent tags). I got some joy from the diff below. I struck this at a feed http://rss.weather.com.au/sa/adelaide
Subject: bar.pl
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use strict; use XML::RSSLite; my %feed; my $xml = '<?xml version="1.0"?> <rss version="2.0"> <channel> <item> <description> <![CDATA[ <b>something bold</b> <br /> ]]> </description> </item> </channel> </rss> '; parseRSS(\%feed, \$xml); print $feed{'item'}->{'link'};


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