Password == "bla%1" (shooting into my foot)
Guy.Davies at telindus.co.uk
Thu Jul 14 16:56:22 CEST 2005
I also saw this. The escape character is \.
Special characters I would think of are !, #, *, ?, ^, $, &, % and
(obviously) \. There may well be others.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeradius-users-bounces at lists.freeradius.org
> [mailto:freeradius-users-bounces at lists.freeradius.org] On
> Behalf Of Stefan Nehlsen
> Sent: 14 July 2005 15:45
> To: freeradius-users at lists.freeradius.org
> Subject: Password == "bla%1" (shooting into my foot)
> trying to get freeradius working (again) I figured out a
> strange behaviour:
> Authentication with CHAP as my testaccount failed until I
> tried it with PAP first. After one (or more) successful
> authentifications with PAP CHAP works.
> It took some time until I figured out that my password
> contained a % and the daemon tried some variable substitution.
> don't do this!
> How do I escape special chars in the users file and what
> characters are special?
> Stefan Nehlsen | ParlaNet Administration | sn at parlanet.de |
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