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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0006004unrealircdpublic2021-11-29 18:26
Reporterprogval Assigned Tosyzop  
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Product Version5.2.2 
Summary0006004: The optional <target> parameter of INFO is ignored
DescriptionBoth RFCs and the Modern spec define an optional parameter to the INFO command


Some Unreal configs seem to ignore it, and always return the info of the local server.
Steps To Reproducefirst scenario:

1. link two servers with different versions (let's call them serverA and serverB)
2. connect to serverA
3. send "INFO serverB"
4. version of serverA is returned, instead of serverB's

second scenario:

1. connect to any server
2. send "INFO invalid.server"
3. info for serverA is returned, instead of ERR_NOSUCHSERVER
Additional InformationIt's unclear to me when/why it happens, but it currently does on
TagsNo tags attached.
3rd party modules



2021-11-20 13:03

reporter   ~0022196

Someone identified why it happens: remote /info is oper-only


2021-11-29 18:26

administrator   ~0022223

Yeah exactly, this is done to prevent major flooding issues. Regardless of that, I also think it is fine not to show this info to users to remote servers (ones that they may not even have direct access to)

We could perhaps send ERR_NOPRIVILEGES instead of just converting it to local, that would be less confusing. So leaving this bug open to do that.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-11-20 12:44 progval New Issue
2021-11-20 13:03 progval Note Added: 0022196
2021-11-29 18:26 syzop Note Added: 0022223
2021-11-29 18:26 syzop Assigned To => syzop
2021-11-29 18:26 syzop Status new => acknowledged