E-PORTAL: Firefox 48 Gives "Permission denied to access property "document"" Error Accessing Content Provider from Portal Interaction Hub (Doc ID 2172308.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 to 8.55 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The issue is specific to Firefox 48.  When accessing some content provider pages from Portal Interaction Hub, Firefox will throw a pop-up error stating:

The page at [hostname:port] says:
Permission denied to access property "document".

Example:
- Using Unified Navigation, go to the content provider's component of: Reporting Tools > Query > Query Manager component
- Using a remote CREF, go to the HRMS node's component for ROLE_EMPLOYEE.GBL.EP_CURRENT_MY_PRF (Self Service -> Performance Management -> My Performance Documents - > Current Documents)

Cause

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