Bug 830349 - cannot use & in a sasl map search filter
cannot use & in a sasl map search filter
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: 389-ds-base (Show other bugs)
6.4
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Rich Megginson
Sankar Ramalingam
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Reported: 2012-06-08 17:43 EDT by Nathan Kinder
Modified: 2013-02-21 03:17 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 389-ds-base-1.2.11.12-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: Using a compound search filter (with an ampersand "&" character) for the SASL mapping, the "&" was not escaped properly. Consequence: SASL mapping fails to map the SASL identity to a DN, and SASL authentication fails. Fix: check for '&', and don't escape it. Result: mapping succeeds
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 03:17:52 EST
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Description Nathan Kinder 2012-06-08 17:43:50 EDT
This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:
https://fedorahosted.org/389/ticket/291

I have a need to use a search filter in SASL mappings where it looks like something
{{{
(&(uid=\1)(|(objectclass=x)(objectclass=y)))
}}}
the & is being substituted like \1 as seen with tracing turned on.  I have tried escaping it as \& and \\&.  I can't find any documentation on how the substitution is handled with the filter.  Is it not possible to utilize a normal ldap search filter like this in SASL mappings?
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-07-10 02:17:57 EDT
This request was not resolved in time for the current release.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if still desired, for consideration in
the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-07-10 19:00:59 EDT
This request was erroneously removed from consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4, which is currently under development.  This request will be evaluated for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4.
Comment 3 Ján Rusnačko 2012-08-13 09:25:32 EDT
bug830349 in sasl/sasl-qa.sh
Comment 5 Ján Rusnačko 2012-11-01 09:25:52 EDT
IP=192.168.122.86
PORT=22222

ldapmodify -h $IP -p $PORT -D "cn=directory manager" -w Secret123 <<-EOF 
dn: cn=mymap1,cn=mapping,cn=sasl,cn=config
changetype: add
objectclass: top
objectclass: nsSaslMapping
cn: mymap1
nsSaslMapRegexString: .*
nsSaslMapBaseDNTemplate: ou=TestPeople, o=sasl.com
nsSaslMapFilterTemplate: (|(&(uid=\1)(objectclass=person))(&(uid=\1)(objectclass=inetOrgPerson)))
EOF

/usr/lib64/dirsrv/slapd-dstet/restart-slapd

[jrusnack@dstet 6.0]$ ldapsearch -LLL -h $IP -p $PORT -D "cn=directory manager" -w Secret123 -b "cn=mymap1,cn=mapping,cn=sasl,cn=config" cn
dn: cn=mymap1,cn=mapping,cn=sasl,cn=config
cn: mymap1

[jrusnack@dstet 6.0]$ echo $?
0

[jrusnack@dstet 6.0]$ rpm -qa  | grep 389-ds-base
389-ds-base-1.2.11.15-2.el6.x86_64
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 03:17:52 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0503.html

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