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Cisco Bug: CSCur20355 - Unusual HTML declaration causes application fault in text resources

Last Modified

Nov 12, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

8.5.6-074

Description (partial)

Symptom:
You may encounter the following application fault:

Thu Oct  1 12:00:00 2014 Critical: An application fault occurred: ('python2.6_8_amd64_nothr/markupbase.py parse_declaration|98', "<type 'exceptions.TypeError'>", "'NoneType' object is not iterable", '[util/Aquarium.py screenLoop|408] [util/InternalLibrary.py inverseExtend|328] [util/InternalLibrary.py __call__|769] [screen/Controller.py __call__|27] [util/InternalLibrary.py __call__|769] [screen/CommonController.py __call__|49] [util/InternalLibrary.py __call__|769] [screen/AppController.py __call__|190] [util/InternalLibrary.py __call__|771] [mail_policies/text_resources.py __call__|59] [screen/Controller.py executeAction|70] [mail_policies/text_resources.py doConvertAction|267] [egg/html_convert.py to_text|272] [python2.6_8_amd64_nothr/HTMLParser.py feed|108] [python2.6_8_amd64_nothr/HTMLParser.py goahead|156] [python2.6_8_amd64_nothr/markupbase.py parse_declaration|98]')

This application fault is not expected to cause any negative impact to the operation of the appliance.

Conditions:
This application fault happens when editing a 'Disclaimer Template' text resource while in the 'Code View' mode.  In order to produce the application fault, text similar to the following must be entered:

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