CouchDB
  1. CouchDB
  2. COUCHDB-48

Invalid character in request causes double HTTP response -- 200 and 500

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 0.7.2
    • Fix Version/s: 0.8
    • Component/s: HTTP Interface
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:

      Debian (/etc/debian_version says lenny/sid, can never keep their versioning straight). Running CouchDB built from today's source. Accessing via ClouchDB.

      Description

      I inadvertently created a document with an ID which contains the sequence "%da", which when URL-decoded is apparently not a valid UTF-8 character. Instead of receiving the appropriate error, I got an HTTP 200 followed by an HTTP 500, both in response to the same request.

      Additionally, the document seems to have been created, since accessing certain pages of the list of documents in the built-in web interface causes the same 500 error to show up in the CouchDB logs.

      Here is a Wireshark capture which explains the issue:

      GET /mnemosyne/id-containing-the-sequence-%da HTTP/1.1

      Host: localhost:5984

      User-Agent: Drakma/0.11.5 (SBCL 1.0.12; Linux; 2.6.22-2-686; http://weitz.de/drakma/)

      Accept: /

      Connection: close

      HTTP/1.1 200 OK

      Transfer-Encoding: chunked

      Server: MochiWeb/1.0 (Any of you quaids got a smint?)

      Etag: "2795559181"

      Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 03:09:58 GMT

      Content-Type: text/plain;charset=utf-8

      HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error

      Transfer-Encoding: chunked

      Server: MochiWeb/1.0 (Any of you quaids got a smint?)

      Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 03:09:58 GMT

      Content-Type: text/plain;charset=utf-8

      3b

      {"error":"EXIT","reason":"{ucs,{bad_utf8_character_code}}"}

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        Activity

        Eli Naeher created issue -
        Christopher Lenz made changes -
        Field Original Value New Value
        Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
        Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
        Christopher Lenz made changes -
        Fix Version/s 0.8 [ 12313210 ]
        Affects Version/s 0.7.2 [ 12313206 ]
        Sam Bisbee made changes -
        Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]

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            Reporter:
            Eli Naeher
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