On 11. okt. 2016 18:10, elecharny(a)apache.org wrote:
IMO, the code that deal with tags in the lber decode.c
is incorrectly decoding tags that are longer than 1 byte. (...)
It's far too late to change the ASN.1 <-> integer mapping. liblber is
widely used outside OpenLDAP, we don't know if we'd break something.
As lber.h explains:
* ber_tag_t represents the identifier octets at the beginning of BER
* elements. OpenLDAP treats them as mere big-endian unsigned integers.
I wish it had at least used little-endian so we could check the class
and P/C bits with a simple '&' operation. Oh well.