Bug 982058 - hivex-value-utf8 failed "hivex: conversion of registry value to UTF8 failed"
hivex-value-utf8 failed "hivex: conversion of registry value to UTF8 failed"
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
7.0
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
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Depends On: 982057
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Reported: 2013-07-07 22:56 EDT by bfan
Modified: 2013-07-18 13:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-07-18 13:20:23 EDT
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Description bfan 2013-07-07 22:56:21 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #982057 +++

Description of problem:
Use 'hivex-node-set-value' to set value with type=1 (type=1, A Windows string (encoding is unknown, but often UTF16-LE)), and read that value by hivex-value-utf8, command failed.

I check the value in a running windows guest, it's an unreadable code. may hivex-node-set-value does not work well.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
libguestfs-1.20.9-6.el6.x86_64


How reproducible:
100%


Steps to Reproduce:
1. prepare a windows guest, Win2003-32 bit
2. use hivex-node-set-value to set a value with type=1
3. use "hivex-value-utf8" to read the value


Actual results:
hivex: conversion of registry value to UTF8 failed


Expected results:
get the correct result


Additional info:
same issue in rhel7, libguestfs-1.22.2-1.el7.x86_64
Comment 1 Richard W.M. Jones 2013-07-18 13:20:08 EDT
Closed, see:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982057#c3

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