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Unable to decrypt and display fields with special characters

SA-30604

Summary



Fields using OOTB TextEncrypted control cannot display correctly, and are displayed using HTML encoding.


Error Messages



Not Applicable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Enable URL Encryption in prconfig.xml
  2. Use TextEncrypted Control. 
  3. Fetch the values of TextEncrypted property values in Case summary (review harness - Provided with special characters).

Root Cause



Its a Pegasystems bug, the reported issue occurs when URL encryption is enabled and TextEncrypted control, Special charcters given the TextEncrypted control is not getting decrypted in review harness.

Resolution



Type: Local Change

Current: 
if (tools.getAuthorizationHandle().haveAuthorization(tools, className, null, null, raw, page)) { 
returnVal = StringUtils.crossScriptingFilter(tools.getPRCrypto().decryptPropertyValue(property.getStringValue())); 


Local-change: 

if (tools.getAuthorizationHandle().haveAuthorization(tools, className, null, null, raw, page)) { 
boolean escapeQuote = tools.getParamAsBoolean(ImmutablePropertyInfo.TYPE_TRUEFALSE,"EscapeQuote"); 
returnVal = tools.getPRCrypto().decryptPropertyValue(property.getStringValue()); 

}

Published November 22, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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