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Re: (ITS#5344) Wrong check for bad Modify DN
> Full_Name: Hallvard B Furuseth
> Version: HEAD
> URL: http://folk.uio.no/hbf/OpenLDAP/modrdn.diff
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> Submitted by: hallvard
> The slapd/modrdn.c check for affectsMultipleDSAs is insufficient, it
> requires newSuperior to be in the same backend. That does not catch
> moving "cn=x,cn=y" to another database's suffix "cn=z,cn=y".
I don't see how it can miss this.
> if a database has multiple suffixes it prevents moving an entry
> to one of the suffixes.
OK, I see that.
> slapd/modrdn.c can catch attempts to place an entry above/below itself.
> It doesn't need to send those to the database and hope that catches it.
> This patch puts it in the frontend (fe_op_modrdn); that needed to
> generate the destination DN anyway for the affectsMultipleDSAs check.
> Not sure if that's right or if it should go in do_modrdn() instead.
> (I'm thinking of DN rewriting in rwm, vs. global overlays.)
Probably should look at adding the dest_dn to the op struct, so each backend
doesn't have to rebuild it.
> In test005-modrdn, the "modrdn with newSuperior as child of target" check
> would not catch anything: It expects failure, but the newSuperior did
> not exist and would fail with noSuchObject in any case. This patch uses
> newSuperior=target instead, and expects unwillingToPerform.
> I'll apply the patch later, unless someone thinks it should be done
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/