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Bug 1566944 - cpdb does not handle special characters in its parameters
Summary: cpdb does not handle special characters in its parameters
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Candlepin
Classification: Community
Component: candlepin
Version: 2.1
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Assignee: candlepin-bugs
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Reported: 2018-04-13 08:12 UTC by Ales Dujicek
Modified: 2021-07-01 14:24 UTC (History)
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Description Ales Dujicek 2018-04-13 08:12:00 UTC
Description of problem:

for example ampersand in password causes cpdb to fail when cpdb calls liquibase

# cpdb --create --schema-only --dbhost=localhost --dbport=5432 --database='candlepin1db' --user='candlepin1' --password='c&ndlepin1pw'

########## ERROR ############
Error running command: liquibase --driver=org.postgresql.Driver --classpath=/usr/share/java/postgresql-jdbc.jar:/var/lib/tomcat/webapps/candlepin/WEB-INF/classes/ --changeLogFile=db/changelog/changelog-create.xml --url=jdbc:postgresql://localhost:5432/candlepin1db --username=candlepin1 --password=c&ndlepin1pw --logLevel=severe migrate -Dcommunity=False
Status code: 32512
Command output: sh: ndlepin1pw: command not found
  Command not passed

the problem is 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. use special character in --database --user or --password parameter of cpdb

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