bpo-30500: urllib connects to a wrong host

The urllib module doesn’t parse correctly password containing the # character.

  • Disclosure date: 2017-05-29 (Python issue #30500 reported)
  • Reported at: 2017-03-04 (Orange Tsai on the PSRT list)

Fixed In

Python issue

urllib connects to a wrong host.

  • Python issue: issue #30500
  • Creation date: 2017-05-29
  • Reporter: Nam Nguyen

Timeline

Timeline using the disclosure date 2017-05-29 as reference:

  • 2017-03-04 (-86 days): Reported (Orange Tsai on the PSRT list)
  • 2017-05-29: Python issue #30500 reported by Nam Nguyen
  • 2017-06-20 (+22 days): commit 4899d84
  • 2017-06-20 (+22 days): commit b0fba88
  • 2017-06-20 (+22 days): commit d4324ba
  • 2017-07-12 (+44 days): commit cc54c1c
  • 2017-07-17 (+49 days): Python 3.6.2 released
  • 2017-07-26 (+58 days): commit 052f9d6
  • 2017-08-08 (+71 days): Python 3.5.4 released
  • 2017-08-09 (+72 days): Python 3.4.7 released
  • 2017-09-17 (+111 days): Python 2.7.14 released
  • 2017-09-19 (+113 days): Python 3.3.7 released