Passwords with punctuation cause remote subscriptions to fail

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

RESOLVED FIXED
15 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: pak, Assigned: mostafah)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8

When subscribing to a remote calendar, I used the following valid information:
Location: https://cuba/calendars/pak.ics
Username: pak
Password: blue;pea

This fails and produces a popup which says:

This does not appear to be a valid file. Here's what I got back from
https://pak/;pea@cuba/calendars/pak.ics:
Result: 

When I update my htpassword to not use a ; things work properly

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Subscribe to a remote calendar with a password which include a ;
2.
3.

Actual Results:  
an error popup was delivered saying: 

This does not appear to be a valid file. Here's what I got back from
https://pak/;pea@cuba/calendars/pak.ics:
Result:

Comment 1

15 years ago
assuming Moz Suite 1.6...

If so this is fixed in latest version of calendar xpi's (we use password manager
now, and if it still exists there is not _our_ problem but the PM [wallet]
people)...

Comment 2

15 years ago
forgot to mark Fixed, if my analysis is incorrect please say so, or re-open (I 
forget if reporter is allowed to re-open bugs).
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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