OBIEE 11g/12c - SiteMinder6 Installation Utilizing The Configuration Variable #BadCssChars

(Doc ID 1496866.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 What does the field #BadCssChars do and why is the recommendation to have it blank?

As per banking industry standard, we put these values in the #BadCssChars variable during configuration to avoid Cross Site Scripting (CSS) attacks:

  <,>,',%22 (4 characters)

and not the one suggested in the note, which is to keep this value blank.


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