Bug 42978 - Content-* headers ignored upon PUT
Summary: Content-* headers ignored upon PUT
Alias: None
Product: Apache httpd-2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: mod_dav (show other bugs)
Version: 2.2.4
Hardware: Other other
: P2 major (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Apache HTTPD Bugs Mailing List
Keywords: RFC
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Reported: 2007-07-26 03:30 UTC by Julian Reschke
Modified: 2011-02-12 07:21 UTC (History)
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Description Julian Reschke 2007-07-26 03:30:58 UTC
The following headers in a PUT request should either be evaluated, or lead to a
501 status (see RFC2616, Section 9.6, Paragraph 1, last sentence):

  Content-Range, Content-MD5

In addition, all request headers starting with "Content-" not understood by the
server should cause a 501 status, such as:


This is currently not the case.
Comment 1 Stefan Fritsch 2010-10-24 05:04:47 UTC
fixed in trunk in r1026746
Comment 2 Ruediger Pluem 2011-02-08 06:45:19 UTC
Backported to 2.2.x as r1068310.
Comment 3 Stefan Fritsch 2011-02-12 07:21:26 UTC
The fixes have been reverted both in trunk and 2.2.x.

See http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-dev/201102.mbox/%3C9A5A8B62-ED16-4BD3-97DA-8475026BB81D@gbiv.com%3E