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From "Graham Dumpleton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Closed: (MODPYTHON-40) FieldStorage : don't stream file uploads to memory
Date Sun, 05 Mar 2006 04:50:39 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-40?page=all ]
     
Graham Dumpleton closed MODPYTHON-40:
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> FieldStorage : don't stream file uploads to memory
> --------------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: MODPYTHON-40
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-40
>      Project: mod_python
>         Type: Bug
>     Versions: 3.1.4
>     Reporter: Nicolas Lehuen
>      Fix For: 3.2.7

>
> In mod_python.py/util.py, line 169, we stream a file upload to disk only if its Content-Disposition
header features a filename attribute. Otherwise, the file is streamed to memory, thus opening
a potential DoS attack by uploading very large files.
> We should :
> 1) Always stream file upload to disk
> 2) Define a default maximum file size which could be overridable.
> 3) Allow for the user to specify in which directory file uploads should be made, with
a default to a temporary directory / file.

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