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FormFill does not esacpe double quote filled into INPUT fields

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Environment

Novell Access Manager 3.1.4
Novell Access Manager 3.1.4 Linux Access Gateway

Situation

  • Users which containing one of the following characters in their password will fail on running SSO on with the protected web server: (", $, #, &)

  • FormFill fails on escaping the above mentioned characters

Example:
  • user password: = n"vell
  • input field:  <INPUT name='loginpass' id='loginpass' type='password'>
  • Loginform rewritten by FormFill: <input name="loginpass" id="loginpass" type="hidden" value="n"vell">

  • result: password will truncated to: "n

Resolution

This issue has been addressed to engineering and will be fixed with NAM 3.1 SP5.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7011560
  • Creation Date:25-DEC-12
  • Modified Date:03-APR-13
    • NetIQAccess Manager (NAM)

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