Simo Sorce wrote:
On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 09:44 -0500, Rob Crittenden wrote:
We are pretty trusting that the data coming out of LDAP matches its
schema but it is possible to stuff non-printable characters into most

I've added a sanity checker to keep a value as a python str type
(treated as binary internally). This will result in a base64 encoded
blob be returned to the client.

Shouldn't you try to parse it as a unicode string and catch TypeError to
know when to return it as binary ?


What we do now is the equivalent of unicode(chr(0)) which returns u'\x00' and is why we are failing now.

I believe there is a unicode category module, we might be able to use that if there is a category that defines non-printable characters.


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