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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-12561

SSL Enabled Site gives browser error when loading HTMLAREA on IE6

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    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.8.2, 1.8.3
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.10, 1.9.6
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      All Server Enviroments
    • Database:
      Any
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      When loading a page using the HTMLAREA using IE6 on an all SSL enabled site, the default iframe source is about:blank. This produces a security warning about viewing mixed security content. The problem is that IE does not view about:blank as a secure source.

      The fix is to change this file:
      /lib/editor/htmlarea/lang/eng.php

      Search for about:blank and point to to a blank page hosted on the moodle installation.

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            People

            • Assignee:
              jonathan Jonathan Harker
              Reporter:
              samspade21 Brian McFarlane
              Tester:
              Nobody
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Andrew Nicols, Mathew May, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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              Dates

              • Created:
                Updated:
                Resolved:
                Fix Release Date:
                21/Oct/09