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[bug #19374] Insufficient quoting of PRUNEPATHS in updatedb

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #19374] Insufficient quoting of PRUNEPATHS in updatedb
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 09:22:18 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #2, bug #19374 (project findutils):

Here is a patch:

--- updatedb.org        2009-01-27 13:29:28.575086300 +0100
+++ updatedb    2009-02-09 10:19:41.132505500 +0100
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@
 # Trailing slashes result in regex items that are never matched, which
 # is not what the user will expect.   Therefore we now reject such
 # constructs.
-for p in $PRUNEPATHS; do
+for p in "$PRUNEPATHS"; do
     case "$p" in
        /*/)   echo "$0: $p: pruned paths should not contain trailing
slashes" >&2
               exit 1
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@
 # The same, in the form of a regex that find can use.
 test -z "$PRUNEREGEX" &&
-  PRUNEREGEX=`echo $PRUNEPATHS|sed -e 's,^,\(^,' -e 's, ,$\)\|\(^,g' -e
+  PRUNEREGEX=`echo "$PRUNEPATHS"|sed -e 's,^,\(^,' -e 's, ,$\)\|\(^,g' -e
 # The database file to build.
 : ${LOCATE_DB=/var/locatedb}


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