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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-63717

Moodle app returning 'Coding error' when external themes set invalid URLs

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. For testing this issue you need access to the Moodle database (via phpMyAdmin, console or another frontend)
      2. In the config_plugins table, create or update (if already exists) the following record: Field 'plugin' = 'core_admin' and field 'name' = 'logo'
      3. Set this new 'value': http://localhost/m/stable_master/pluginfile.php/1/core_admin/logo/0x200/-1/Airbus%20AS355F1%20Twin%20Squirrel%20Helicopter%20with%20Buachaille%20Etive%20M%C3%B2r.jpg
      4. Execute the following curl request in a terminal:

        curl 'http://localhost/m/stable_master/lib/ajax/service.php' --data-binary '[{"index":0,"methodname":"tool_mobile_get_public_config","args":{}}]' | python -m "json.tool"

      5. Check that in the response, the logourl field is set to empty, just ""
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      For testing this issue you need access to the Moodle database (via phpMyAdmin, console or another frontend) In the config_plugins table, create or update (if already exists) the following record: Field 'plugin' = 'core_admin' and field 'name' = 'logo' Set this new 'value': http://localhost/m/stable_master/pluginfile.php/1/core_admin/logo/0x200/-1/Airbus%20AS355F1%20Twin%20Squirrel%20Helicopter%20with%20Buachaille%20Etive%20M%C3%B2r.jpg Execute the following curl request in a terminal: curl 'http://localhost/m/stable_master/lib/ajax/service.php' --data-binary ' [{"index":0,"methodname":"tool_mobile_get_public_config","args":{}}] ' | python -m "json.tool" Check that in the response, the logourl field is set to empty, just ""
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_35_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_34_STABLE, MOODLE_35_STABLE, MOODLE_36_STABLE
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    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-63717-master

      Description

      When connecting to an https site that has 'Aardvark' as the default theme the Moodle app fails to display the login screen but instead returns the coding error "invalid json in request: Syntax error".  Works correctly with the 'More' theme.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  12/Nov/18