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-rw-r--r--refs.c18
-rw-r--r--refs.h6
2 files changed, 19 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/refs.c b/refs.c
index 096b42c..832a52f 100644
--- a/refs.c
+++ b/refs.c
@@ -56,6 +56,8 @@ static struct ref_list *add_ref(const char *name, const unsigned char *sha1,
entry = xmalloc(sizeof(struct ref_list) + len);
hashcpy(entry->sha1, sha1);
hashclr(entry->peeled);
+ if (check_refname_format(name, REFNAME_ALLOW_ONELEVEL|REFNAME_DOT_COMPONENT))
+ die("Reference has invalid format: '%s'", name);
memcpy(entry->name, name, len);
entry->flag = flag;
entry->next = list;
@@ -900,7 +902,7 @@ static inline int bad_ref_char(int ch)
* the length of the component found, or -1 if the component is not
* legal.
*/
-static int check_refname_component(const char *ref)
+static int check_refname_component(const char *ref, int flags)
{
const char *cp;
char last = '\0';
@@ -919,8 +921,16 @@ static int check_refname_component(const char *ref)
}
if (cp == ref)
return -1; /* Component has zero length. */
- if (ref[0] == '.')
- return -1; /* Component starts with '.'. */
+ if (ref[0] == '.') {
+ if (!(flags & REFNAME_DOT_COMPONENT))
+ return -1; /* Component starts with '.'. */
+ /*
+ * Even if leading dots are allowed, don't allow "."
+ * as a component (".." is prevented by a rule above).
+ */
+ if (ref[1] == '\0')
+ return -1; /* Component equals ".". */
+ }
if (cp - ref >= 5 && !memcmp(cp - 5, ".lock", 5))
return -1; /* Refname ends with ".lock". */
return cp - ref;
@@ -932,7 +942,7 @@ int check_refname_format(const char *ref, int flags)
while (1) {
/* We are at the start of a path component. */
- component_len = check_refname_component(ref);
+ component_len = check_refname_component(ref, flags);
if (component_len < 0) {
if ((flags & REFNAME_REFSPEC_PATTERN) &&
ref[0] == '*' &&
diff --git a/refs.h b/refs.h
index b0da5fc..d5ac133 100644
--- a/refs.h
+++ b/refs.h
@@ -99,6 +99,7 @@ extern int for_each_reflog(each_ref_fn, void *);
#define REFNAME_ALLOW_ONELEVEL 1
#define REFNAME_REFSPEC_PATTERN 2
+#define REFNAME_DOT_COMPONENT 4
/*
* Return 0 iff ref has the correct format for a refname according to
@@ -106,7 +107,10 @@ extern int for_each_reflog(each_ref_fn, void *);
* REFNAME_ALLOW_ONELEVEL is set in flags, then accept one-level
* reference names. If REFNAME_REFSPEC_PATTERN is set in flags, then
* allow a "*" wildcard character in place of one of the name
- * components. No leading or repeated slashes are accepted.
+ * components. No leading or repeated slashes are accepted. If
+ * REFNAME_DOT_COMPONENT is set in flags, then allow refname
+ * components to start with "." (but not a whole component equal to
+ * "." or "..").
*/
extern int check_refname_format(const char *ref, int flags);