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Tyler Hunt

HTTP Basic Authentication Broken with Long Credentials

Reported by Tyler Hunt | April 30th, 2009 @ 06:47 PM | in 2.x

When using long credentials with HTTP Basic authentication, the resultant Base64 encoded string will have a newlines. This causes the current authorization routine to choke due to the use of #split on the auth string.

Here's a patch with test to fix the issue.

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