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Re: (ITS#4741) ppolicy.c improperly discards return value of check_password() function
> Full_Name: Lee Sheridan
> Version: 2.3.27
> OS: Debian GNU/Linux (etch)
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> In servers/slapd/overlays/ppolicy.c, check_password_quality function, at
> line 530, the value of the 'ok' variable is discarded by unconditionally
> assigning it the value LDAP_SUCCESS.
> The variable is the return code of the user-defined check_password() function,
> which is assigned at line 522. The next if-then-else block is checking to
> see if the module reported an error, at which point 'ok' would be assigned
> LDAP_OTHER regardless of what check_password() returned. A superfluous else
> block appears after this check, assigning 'ok' to LDAP_SUCCESS.
> It works fine for me if I remove the else block.
A fix has been committed to CVS HEAD.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/