[ic] Vend::Track lengthy headers cause ISEs in Apache

David Christensen david at endpoint.com
Thu May 20 19:07:33 UTC 2010

On May 20, 2010, at 1:30 PM, Brian J. Miller wrote:

> Spent quite a while tracking this one down today, it would be a rather unusual occurrence, but if you have Track enabled and "excessively" long values for various data fields, such as code, description, category then when IC provides an outputted response and includes the X-Track header most versions of Apache will fall over returning a 500 Internal Server Error whenever the header's value hits the 8kb mark.


> Not sure what the preferred resolution would be. Personally I'd probably truncate the data and throw a warning message. Generally I'd think anything would be better than an ISE.

+1; even 1K seems excessive to me personally.


David Christensen
End Point Corporation
david at endpoint.com

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