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3148040 - Job Profile description titles with non-alphanumeric characters are getting error - Recruiting Management

Symptom

In the Job Profile tab inside Recruiting users are getting error when trying to save Job Profile description titles with no non-alphanumeric characters.

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Recruiting;
  2. Open any Job Requisition
  3. Go to Job Profile tab;
  4. Try to save the title with "&" or "_";
  5. See that error message "You cannot save the sections ([Job Title]) because they contain non-alphanumeric text. The use of non-alphanumeric text may create potential vulnerabilities for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. Update each of the sections to use only alphanumeric text.; You cannot save the sections ([Job Title]) because they contain non-alphanumeric text. The use of non-alphanumeric text may create potential vulnerabilities for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. Update each of the sections to use only alphanumeric text.;" shows up

Cause

Since 2H 2021, system is validating the characters inserted in job profile description title.

Resolution

As part of the 2H 2021 release, the Job Profile Builder team has fixed some system vulnerabilities and because of that only alphanumerical values are allowed to be used in the job profile description titles now.

Keywords

Recruiting, Job, Profile, builder, titles, error, non, alphanumeric, characters, jpb, system, vulnerabilities, special, EAS-28705 , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-JOB , Job Postings & Requisitions , LOD-SF-CJ-JPB , Job Profile Builder , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions