Status: New
Owner: ----
Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium

New issue 3528 by UnicodeDecodeError while LDAP-authenticating

What version are you running?

ReviewBoard 2.0.5

What's the URL of the page containing the problem?


What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Set up new RB using LDAP-authentication, using "Full Name Attribute" = "displayName". 2. Try to log in for the first time as a user with "displayName" containing, for example, "รถ" (0xC3 0xB6)
3. Log in fails.

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?

Expected successful login.

Seeing (in Apache error.log):
An error while LDAP-authenticating: UnicodeDecodeError('ascii', 'Tobias
Emitsl\\xc3\\xb6f', 13, 14, 'ordinal not in range(128)')

What operating system are you using? What browser?

Server: Debian GNU/Linux (wheezy), Apache Prefork, mod_wsgi, python2.7.
Client/Browser: Windows 7, Chrome

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