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  2. MDL-63882

Messaging external api functions don't validate their parameters

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      The validate_parameters calls in message/externallib.php are mostly not doing anything at all.

      validate_parameters returns the validated parameters with defaults applied. If you don't use the return from this function, you haven't done anything.

      This is repeated through most of message/externallib.php.

      example:

       

      self::validate_parameters(self::data_for_messagearea_messages_parameters(), $params);

       

      doesn't do anything at all.

       

       

      should be:

       

      $params = self::validate_parameters(self::data_for_messagearea_messages_parameters(), $params);

      after which you have to use the returned $params['name'] - not the arguments to the function.

       

       

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            damyon Damyon Wiese
            damyon Damyon Wiese
            David Monllaó David Monllaó
            CiBoT CiBoT
            David Woloszyn, Huong Nguyen, Jake Dallimore, Michael Hawkins, Stevani Andolo, Juan Leyva, David Woloszyn, Huong Nguyen, Jake Dallimore, Michael Hawkins, Stevani Andolo
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              14/Jan/19