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Cisco Bug: CSCvv12395 - Headers modified by "edit-header-text()" filter actions do not honor "localeconfig" configuration

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Sep 04, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

12.5.0-000 12.5.0-066

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Character encoding during modification of header values is dependent on the CLI "localeconfig" setting:
"Behavior when modifying headers: Use encoding of a message body >  Y/N"


Headers which are not UTF-8 encoded are encoded using UTF-8, despite the above setting being set to "Y", during filter actions which modify headers.


When the same header value is modified by using a filter's "insert-header()" action, the encoding is done using the message body's encoding type as expected.

Conditions:
"localeconfig"'s "Behavior when modifying headers:" setting is configured to "Use encoding of a message body"
and the message body encoding is not UTF-8.
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