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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-42491

IE11 reports its useragent differently and breaks browser sniffing

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.4.6, 2.5.2
    • Fix Version/s: 2.4.7, 2.5.3
    • Component/s: Libraries
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    • Testing Instructions:
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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
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_24_STABLE, MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_24_STABLE, MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      wip-mdl-42491-master

      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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                    Fix Release Date:
                    11/Nov/13