Bug 458963 - DenyHosts fails to upload new hosts
Summary: DenyHosts fails to upload new hosts
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: denyhosts
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
medium
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jason Tibbitts
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-08-13 14:01 UTC by Matt Castelein
Modified: 2008-08-13 14:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-08-13 14:30:23 UTC
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Description Matt Castelein 2008-08-13 14:01:46 UTC
Description of problem: Denyhosts throws exception when trying to upload a new host:

Aug 13 08:07:08 - denyfileutil: INFO     purging entries older than: Wed Jul 16 08:07:08 200
8
Aug 13 08:07:08 - denyfileutil: INFO     num entries purged: 0
Aug 13 08:07:11 - sync        : ERROR    <Fault 1: '_mysql_exceptions.OperationalError:(1054
, "Unknown column \'None\' in \'field list\'")'>
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/DenyHosts/sync.py", line 100, in __send_new_hosts
    self.__server.add_hosts(hosts)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/xmlrpclib.py", line 1150, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/xmlrpclib.py", line 1440, in __request
    verbose=self.__verbose
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/xmlrpclib.py", line 1204, in request
    return self._parse_response(h.getfile(), sock)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/xmlrpclib.py", line 1343, in _parse_response
    return u.close()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/xmlrpclib.py", line 790, in close
    raise Fault(**self._stack[0])
Fault: <Fault 1: '_mysql_exceptions.OperationalError:(1054, "Unknown column \'None\' in \'field list\'")'>
Aug 13 08:07:11 - sync        : INFO     sent 1 new host
Aug 13 08:07:13 - sync        : INFO     received 49 new hosts



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
denyhosts-2.6-10.fc9.noarch

How reproducible:
Apparently always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Wait for someone to attack server
2.Wait for denyhosts to parse log
3.Wait for denyhosts to attempt upload of new host(s)
  
Actual results:
Python exception

Expected results:
Hosts uploaded

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2008-08-13 14:30:23 UTC
This is a problem in the sync server; you're just seeing a mysql error on the remote server being passed back to you.

That server is not run by us; we have no access to it. and have no hope of being able to do anything about your problem.  The upstream denyhosts site is at http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/.  I will send a note about your issue to their mailing list but I suggest you follow up with them directly.


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