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Bug 64 - Validator does not escape & properly.
Summary: Validator does not escape & properly.
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: 0.6.0b2
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-10-31 03:14 UTC by Terje Bless
Modified: 2002-11-03 20:47 UTC (History)
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Description Terje Bless 2002-10-31 03:14:11 UTC
Reported by Björn Höhrmann:

  Hey, this is a FAQ and the validator does not do it any better than
Joe Average? I first thought of an Aprils Fool... If a URI submitted for
Validation contains a &, the Validator will not escape it (most of the
time) on the results page, see e.g.

(validation of validation of
Comment 1 Terje Bless 2002-10-31 03:15:03 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 62 ***
Comment 2 Terje Bless 2002-10-31 17:02:16 UTC
As Björn points out, these aren't really duplicates; they're two separate
aspects of a similar general issue.
Comment 3 Terje Bless 2002-11-03 15:47:49 UTC
Ok, we now entity encode the validated URI before output.