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User is able to add a script into a URL using View XML



The user is able to add a script into a URL using View XML.

Error Messages

The reference .pySkills(1)ok is not valid. Reason: unexpected character 'o' at position 12, expected dot.

Looks like a syntax error message.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Log in to the Pega application on Edge
  2. Open the Clipboard
  3. Open a Clipboard page that is part of a page list, and select View XML
  4. Copy the URL of the generated XML
  5. Paste the copied URL into a new tab in the browser and click Enter. The generated XML should display
  6. After the index for the ThePageName value, OperatorID.pySkills(1), for example, insert random text and resubmit. Error occurs
  7. Insert a script in the same place and submit. The script executes

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Apply HFix-57540.


Published January 20, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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