Bug 126366 - this|window.status rewrite fails to account for escaped '"s
this|window.status rewrite fails to account for escaped '"s
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: privoxy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
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Reported: 2004-06-20 06:19 EDT by Anduin Withers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-08 08:09:15 EDT
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Description Anduin Withers 2004-06-20 06:19:40 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET 
CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Description of problem:
When privoxy is rewriting changes to (this|window).status it will 
create invalid javascript if the original string attempts to escape 
the quote charater.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a simple file to run through the proxy, one like this works:

    print("<a href=\"bugzilla.redhat.com\" target=\"new\" 
onmouseover=\"window.status = 'bug\'s'\">broken</a>\n<br>\n");
    print("<a href=\"bugzilla.redhat.com\" target=\"new\" 
onmouseover=\"window.status = 'bugs'\">works</a>\n");

2. Load the page through the proxy.

3. Note the bad output caused by the escape character unaware match 
in /etc/privoxy/default.filter

Additional info:
Comment 1 Anduin Withers 2004-06-20 16:20:33 EDT
Oh yeah, here is the fix I'm using:

$1if(typeof(this.href) != 'undefined') $2 = $5 + ' URL: ' + 
this.href;else return false/ig

Note the (?<!\\) before \6 so it matches the full string.
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2005-09-08 08:09:15 EDT
fix added to the rawhide package, thanks!

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