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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-42491

IE11 reports its useragent differently and breaks browser sniffing

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 2.4.6, 2.5.2
    • 2.4.7, 2.5.3
    • Libraries
    • MOODLE_24_STABLE, MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • MOODLE_24_STABLE, MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • wip-mdl-42491-master
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      1. Run unit tests
        • 24 & 25 in lib\tests\moodlelib_test.php
        • master in lib\tests\useragent_test.php
      2. Repeat the following in an earlier IE (8,9 or 10), IE11 and at least one other browser...
        • Check the spell checker works
        • Export and Excel file from the bulk user download facility
        • Check the media player works with a variety of audio and video formats
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      Run unit tests 24 & 25 in lib\tests\moodlelib_test.php master in lib\tests\useragent_test.php Repeat the following in an earlier IE (8,9 or 10), IE11 and at least one other browser... Check the spell checker works Export and Excel file from the bulk user download facility Check the media player works with a variety of audio and video formats

    Description

      IE11 reports its useragent as...

      Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko
      

      Currently the browser sniffing relies on the IE useragent string including 'MSIE' as was the case in previous versions.

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              salvetore Michael de Raadt
              salvetore Michael de Raadt
              Damyon Wiese Damyon Wiese
              Dan Poltawski Dan Poltawski
              Rossiani Wijaya Rossiani Wijaya
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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                Updated:
                Resolved:
                11/Nov/13