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Bug 232135 - Satellite Certificate getting escaped causing Parsing errors
Summary: Satellite Certificate getting escaped causing Parsing errors
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site
Version: rhn500
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Partha Aji
QA Contact: wes hayutin
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-13 22:25 UTC by Partha Aji
Modified: 2007-06-26 03:04 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: sat500
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-06-26 03:04:12 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Partha Aji 2007-03-13 22:25:15 UTC
Description of problem:
If you copy paste a satellite certificate into CertificateConfig you will always
end up getting Certificate Parse exception even for valid satellite  certificates...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rhn500 satellite

How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a satellite 
2. Go to the admin url and Login as admin
3. Select Satellite Tools -> Satellite Configuration -> Certificate
4. Copy the contents of a cert from
and paste it at the text area next to "Certificate Text: *"

Actual results:
Error ->"Could not parse certificate file" with the xml contents escaped, ie
"<xml version>" appears as "xml version" no <, >

Expected results:
Certificate Parsed successfully.

Additional info:

This is related to the fact that we scrub <,>, fields by default to prevent
cross site scripting.. In this case that won't be an issue because the sat cert
content has to be in a specific format for this to function..

Comment 1 Partha Aji 2007-04-20 19:49:38 UTC
This has been resolved for a while now..

Comment 2 wes hayutin 2007-04-23 17:02:19 UTC
Certificate uploaded. Satellite has been re-activated.

Comment 3 Mike McCune 2007-06-18 22:15:48 UTC
works fine in stage.

Comment 4 Brandon Perkins 2007-06-26 03:04:12 UTC
Closed for Satellite 500 Release.

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