MailList.AddMember crashes in a certain condition

Bug #1851442 reported by Yasuhito FUTATSUKI at POEM on 2019-11-05
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNU Mailman
Medium
Mark Sapiro

Bug Description

MailList.AddMember crashes with UnicodeDecodeError if all conditions below are satisfied.
* subscribe_policy of the lists is 1 or 3 (user confirmaion required)
* charset of preferred_language of the list is other than us-ascii
* translation for ' from %(remote)s' in the language contains other than us-ascii character

the patch attached may fix it.

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Mark Sapiro (msapiro) wrote :

Thanks for the report and suggested fix.

Changed in mailman:
assignee: nobody → Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → 2.1.30
status: New → Fix Committed
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