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LPool Not Aware Of Case Sensitivity (Doc ID 2616627.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


It appears that the LPool (API) code is not aware of case sensitivity.

A personal whitelist feature exists which uses the mgrpAllowedBroadcaster attribute.
The mgrpAllowedBroadcaster attribute is defined as CES (case exact), which means if a sender is defined as being whitelisted by mgrpAllowedBroadcaster=userA@domain.com
and that sender sends from UserA@domain.com, the whitelist lookup does not find it, because with CES userA is not equal to UserA.

An idea to solve that problem was to have the sieve_extlists mapping table do the lookup twice:


once as before with:

  "address|*@*|*|*|*|whitelist_address|*", "$C$]ldap:///cn=$|REMOVE_SUBADDRESS;$0|,ou=whitelists,$}$1,_base_dn_{??base?(mgrpAllowedBroadcaster=$5)[$Y$*$E",

* and once with the sender address shifted to lower case:

  "address|*@*|*|*|*|whitelist_address|*", "$C$]ldap:///cn=$|REMOVE_SUBADDRESS;$0|,ou=whitelists,$}$1,_base_dn_{??base?(mgrpAllowedBroadcaster=$\$5$_)[$Y$*$E",

However, the Lpool code does not do the second search. It uses the cached result of the first search.

Excerpt from the tcp_local_slave log that illustrates the issue:


Looking at the above:

Line 837: Entry #1 matched.
Line 849: See it is going to do the lookup with UserA
Line 850: LDAP lookup failed (expected)
Line 852: Entry #2 matched. This is the one that has $\ and $_ around the address it is supposed to try find in LDAP.
Line 853: you can see it is now using userA
Line 854: "Cached URL resolution"

Due to this issue, a second search is not being performed so it never sees the sender's address as lower case.

Cause

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