internal server error when editting submissions

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  1. Ezekel

    Ezekel L11: Posh Member

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    whenever i attempt to edit ctf_underhanded's thread 1st post or downloads page, i get the following:

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    Internal Server Error
    The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.
    
    Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@forums.tf2maps.net and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.
    
    More information about this error may be available in the server error log.
    
    Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
    
    
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    Apache/2.0.63 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.0.63 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/5.0.2.2635 PHP/5.2.11 Server at forums.tf2maps.net Port 80
    this happens when clicking the button that would confirm an edit. and happens regardless of if i even try to edit anything.
    the pages affected are:
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/downloads.php?do=file&id=3222
    and
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=11801

    i have been having this problem now for a week. however, i am able to successfully edit other submissions i have made.

    as this is a contest entry, i'm sure you can understand why i'm feeling concerned about this situation
     
  2. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    I get it when trying to make a new post to thread #9602.
     
  3. Cynick

    Cynick L4: Comfortable Member

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    I had this exact same problem when editing the OP in my Custom Blend Materials tutorial. And I (kind of) found the problem. I have no idea why, but whenever I tried to edit the post and add anything that contained the word "from" (no quotes of course), I encountered this error. Removing the word "from" fixed the problem. :blink:
     
  4. drp

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    its a security module for apache, ill get this sorted out today. sorry about the problem.
     
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  5. Ezekel

    Ezekel L11: Posh Member

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    um hi... problem still remains.
    :(
     
  6. drp

    aa drp

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    let me know if youre still having trouble
     
  7. Ezekel

    Ezekel L11: Posh Member

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    sorry to say this, but i'm still having trouble :(

    situation is still exactly the same as in the 1st post (i can edit any of my submissions except for this one)
     
  8. drp

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    try it again please
     
  9. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    I'm still getting the error too, but I have no "from" inside my post.

    Instead it decides to choke up when I use the word "delete".

    FYI, using the "Go Advanced" button or post previewing a post is a fast way to test without actually making a new post if it succeeds.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2010
  10. drp

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    is this while you're editing a post or making a new one?
     
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  11. Ezekel

    Ezekel L11: Posh Member

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    problem appears to be resolved now.

    thank you very much :)
     
  12. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    In my case, it was a new post.

    Right now I'm typing in the "Quick Reply" box to this thread.

    I can't successfully post while having the phrase "delete_from" (without the underscore) present. Blocking common words seems like a lousy way to prevent injection attacks :p
     
  13. drp

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    its a trial by error basis when whitelisting stuff, sorry :(
     
  14. drp

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    please try again Terr, let me know if you still have an issue.
     
  15. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    Just tried to post "delete_from" (no underscore) and it refused.
     
  16. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    So we're not allowed to post commonly used phrases, like delete from?
     
  17. drp

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    added more general rules for the forum, please try it again and let me know if you still have problems.
     
  18. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    That did something. You can post with delete from in the message.