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Re: [patch] Assorted NSE fixes
From: Patrick Donnelly <batrick () batbytes com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 14:36:17 -0400

Hi Daniel,

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Daniel Miller <bonsaiviking () gmail com> wrote:
Also, I noticed an error from http-default-accounts:

NSE: http-default-accounts against 192.168.1.253:80 threw an error!
./nselib/data/http-default-accounts-fingerprints.lua:45: variable 'http'
is not declared
stack traceback:
       [C]: in function 'error'
       ./nselib/strict.lua:80: in function '__index'
       ./nselib/data/http-default-accounts-fingerprints.lua:45: in
function <./nselib/data/http-default-accounts-fingerprints.lua:44>
       (...tail calls...)
       ./scripts/http-default-accounts.nse:275: in function
<./scripts/http-default-accounts.nse:222>
       (...tail calls...)


I think this is related to changes in environment handling in Lua 5.2, but I
can't dig into it right now. The short fix would be to add 'require "http"'
to the top of the fingerprints file, but that might be more overhead than is
necessary. A similar issue cropped up with the packetdecoders.lua file from
broadcast-listener, so maybe all calls to loadfile should be checked.

Why would there be overhead? I added the missing requires.

-- 
- Patrick Donnelly
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