HMAC-SHA1 Verification does not follow OAuth Core specification

Bug #435992 reported by dobey
This bug affects 1 person
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Python oauth library
python-oauth (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: python-oauth

OAuth Core 1.0 specifies verification of the HMAC-SHA1 signature be done by comparing the digest bytes, after the parameter value is decoded from it's URL encoding, and then base64 decoded. The implementation in is only comparing the base64 encoded strings.

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dobey (dobey)
Changed in python-oauth (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Rodney Dawes (dobey)
James Westby (james-w)
Changed in python-oauth (Ubuntu Karmic):
milestone: none → ubuntu-9.10-beta
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package python-oauth - 1.0a~svn1124-0ubuntu2

python-oauth (1.0a~svn1124-0ubuntu2) karmic; urgency=low

  * oauth/ Fix typo and argument handling creating invalid
    OAuthRequests with from_consumer_and_token staticmethod().
    (LP: #435994,
  * oauth/ Fix HMAC-SHA1 verification to follow OAuth Core 1.0 spec
    (LP: #435992,

python-oauth (1.0a~svn1124-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * New upsream snapshot, includes partial fix for issue 117, and fixes
    an error being raised when no verifier is sent to the server

 -- Rodney Dawes <email address hidden> Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:15:33 -0400

Changed in python-oauth (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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