Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#2009 new defect

ABP for IE whitelisting functionality accepts bad host names

Reported by: passbrains Assignee:
Priority: P4 Milestone:
Module: Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Internet Explorer
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working:
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Description (last modified by oleksandr)

Adapted from


Windows + Vista 64bit + Internet Explorer 10 + English
ABP version 1.3.763.0

How to reproduce

  1. Install latest ABP extension  on IE.
  1. Load any page  say
  1. Try to add */* in whitelisting

see screenshot wht1.jpg

  1. Observe 
  1. Try same thing on Chrome Browser.

see screenshot set2.jpg

  1. Observe ABP for Chrome does not accept the input.

IE version   9.0.8112.16421

Observed behaviour

On IE  */* is allowed to be added.
While on Chrome its NOT allowed.

Expected behaviour

Behaviour of ABP should aim to be consistent across Browsers.

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3668_1424194955_set2.jpg (71.9 KB) - added by passbrains 6 years ago.
3668_1424194955_wht1.jpg (119.4 KB) - added by passbrains 6 years ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 6 years ago by passbrains

Changed 6 years ago by passbrains

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by passbrains

1 - 18 Feb 2015 06:26:22 posted by Ross Green

If Chrome rejects that input then so should IE really.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by oleksandr

  • Component changed from Unknown to Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Priority changed from Unknown to P4
  • Ready set
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