2075293 - Using the word Script causes validation error - LMS

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2075293 - Using the word Script causes validation error - LMS

Symptom

When working with Items, Curricula or Programs if you enter the word script or javascript, the following a validation error may appear. 

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Environment

SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions

Cause

Note that words like “description”, “javascript” contain “script” on it. This can cause the Validation Error.  It is a Web Security feature that contains a list of combinations that are/can be blocked.

Resolution

  1. Go to System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration > Web_Security

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  2. The cross site scripting (XSS) checks the data fields that are populated by entering text for malicious code.  You can see in the rest of the file there are other words we look for in order to secure against admins entering malicious code.



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Note:  Configure this according to the security level of your company.

Keywords

Web_Security; script; javascript; description; Validation Error, You must correct the following errors before proceeding, The imput data failed to pass the following security checks, <javascript>, <script>, tags are not allowed, , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions