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PI43982: INVOKING ADAPTERS WITH A URL CONTAINING SPECIAL CHARACTERS CAN RESULT IN A BAD REQUEST FAILURE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Invoking adapters with a url containing special characters can
    result in a Bad Request failure when accessing the adapter with
    WLResourceRequest.  The product code must be changed to properly
    encode special characters such as "&".
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users that uses WLResourceRequest from iOS native projects,  *
    * and the value of a query parameter contains special          *
    * characters like ampersand                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * There is no encoding on query parameter value, thus if the   *
    * value contains ampersand, the server understand it as        *
    * another query parameter                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * -                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added encoder for special characters for query parameter values
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI43982

  • Reported component name

    MFPF/WORKLIGHT

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-06-29

  • Closed date

    2015-07-02

  • Last modified date

    2015-07-02

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MFPF/WORKLIGHT

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021