Why Doesn't This MySQL Statement Execute?

Wayne Werner wayne at waynewerner.com
Tue Dec 18 23:02:01 CET 2012


On Tue, 18 Dec 2012, Tom Borkin wrote:

> Hi;
> I have this test code:
>  
>     if i_id == "1186":
>       sql = 'insert into interactions values(Null, %s, "Call Back", "%s")' % (i_id, date_plus_2)
>       cursor.execute(sql)
>       db.commit()
>       print sql
> It prints the sql statement, but it doesn't execute. If I copy and paste the sql into the mysql command line it does execute without warnings or errors. What gives?

Does date_plus_2 contain

      "Robert"); DROP TABLE interactions; --

By any chance?
-W


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