[Bug 1851442] [NEW] MailList.AddMember crashes in a certain condition

Yasuhito FUTATSUKI at POEM futatuki at poem.co.jp
Tue Nov 5 17:50:34 EST 2019

Public bug reported:

MailList.AddMember crashes with UnicodeDecodeError if all conditions below are satisfied.
* subscribe_policy of the lists is 1 or 3 (user confirmaion required)
* charset of preferred_language of the list is other than us-ascii
* translation for ' from %(remote)s' in the language contains other than us-ascii character

the patch attached may fix it.

** Affects: mailman
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Patch added: "fix_AddMember_patch.txt"

** Branch linked: lp:mailman/2.1

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