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plugin/file: fix panic in miekg/dns.CompareDomainName() #3337

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UladzimirTrehubenka commented Oct 1, 2019

Observed with CoreDNS v1.6.4 and miekg/dns v1.1.19

panic: runtime error: index out of range [-1]
goroutine 57 [running]:
    /vendor/, 0x1e, 0x0, 0x0, 0x20)
    /vendor/ +0x224
    /vendor/, 0x1e, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0)
    /vendor/ +0x49
    /vendor/*Zone).additionalProcessing(0xc0001e4200, 0xc000120480, 0x1, 0x1, 0xc000155c00, 0x1e, 0x1, 0x0)
    /vendor/ +0x113
    /vendor/*Zone).Lookup(0xc0001e4200, 0xe88820, 0xc0002c0180, 0xc00019ab40, 0xe8f980, 0xc000141420, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0xc000158db8, ...)
    /vendor/ +0x2ae9
    /vendor/, 0xc0002309c0, 0xc000230810, 0xc000120490, 0x1, 0x1, 0xe88820, 0xc0002c0180, 0xe8f980, 0xc000141420, ...)
    /vendor/ +0x2d1

Root of the issue: there are no check in CompareDomainName(s1, s2 string) (n int) that s1 or s2 is empty (see
On CoreDNS file plugin we could have empty string (see

cc: @miekg

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Merging #3337 into master will decrease coverage by 0.02%.
The diff coverage is 100%.

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##           master    #3337      +/-   ##
- Coverage   55.22%   55.19%   -0.03%     
  Files         216      216              
  Lines       10774    10774              
- Hits         5950     5947       -3     
- Misses       4365     4368       +3     
  Partials      459      459
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plugin/file/lookup.go 76.04% <100%> (ø) ⬆️
plugin/forward/connect.go 81.69% <0%> (-4.23%) ⬇️

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@miekg miekg merged commit 7b69dfe into coredns:master Oct 1, 2019
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