[Openvas-discuss] Scanning a hostname with more then three dots

rm4dillo D rm4dillo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 11:41:34 CEST 2012


Great ! Thank you !

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Matthew Mundell
<matthew.mundell at greenbone.net> wrote:
>> I've been trying to create a target using the following hostname
>> "a.b.c.example.com" (4 dots) but it didn't work while
>> "b.c.example.com" (3 dots)  works. This seems to be due to the
>> following check which is mistakenly applied even if the host is
>> alphanumeric. I think it should be moved somewhere deeper in
>> "validate_host".
>>
>>     openvas-manager-3.0.1-modified/src/manage_sql.c (validate_host):
>>
>>         21448 : if (g_strv_length (split) > 4)
>>         21449 :  return 1;
>
> Thanks.  That was solved in trunk r13492 on 2012-05-24.  I've now
> backported to the openvas-manager-3.0 branch (r13621) so it should appear
> in the next stable release.
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