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More graceful handling when 'special character' is entered in OP.

When entering certain characters into OpenPages (OP) application, OP gives an error message and terminates the user's session.

The error message is:

'Malicious attack has been detected. Your session has bee terminated. '

This has occurred on the 'Internal Event Detail' Screen on the 'Event Title' field.

Input of special characters should be handled by the application more gracefully so that the user experience is better. Due to the error message and the user session being terminated, the issue is being reported to our cyber security team and therefore involves multiple teams creating unnecessary work to close the issue.

If the message can be configurable to suit the needs of the client that would be even more helpful.

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  • Nov 26 2020
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    JOHN Lundgren commented
    10 Jan 06:13pm

    Thank you again for submitting this RFE!

    Please provide specific examples that demonstrate the reported behavior.

    IBM is requesting more information from the submitter before the request can be evaluated. This request will remain open in this status for 30 days, but if the submitter doesn't respond, the request will be closed.

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    JOHN Lundgren commented
    3 Dec, 2020 03:51pm

    Thank you for submitting this RFE!

    The IBM team is evaluating this RFE. A decision or request for more information will be provided within 90 days.


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