Closed Bug 1496570 Opened 3 years ago Closed 3 years ago
Bugzilla doesn't attempt to decode form-urlencoded data without a content-type header
We have a script that synchronizes some data from Bugzilla to another service and it is currently logging this error: [Thu Oct 04 20:00:18 2018] [ERROR] Error no=32000 talking to bugzilla: Could not parse the 'params' argument as valid JSON. Error: malformed JSON string, neither tag, array, object, number, string or atom, at character offset 0 (before "assigned_to=Rob@mozi...") at /app/Bugzilla/WebService/Server/REST.pm line 377. Value: which I was told may be a bugzilla regression hence this bug.
Can you add the query you're using to fetch the data, and make the bug MoCo private if necessary?
369 out of 14,273,121 requests seem to exhibit this bug. We're going to get a fix out tomorrow, before Pacific Coast wakes up anyway.
Assignee: nobody → dylan
Priority: -- → P1
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Summary: Possible API regression? → Bugzilla doesn't attempt to decode form-urlencoded data without a content-type header
Version: Staging → Production
The fix here is -- for the legacy CGI controller -- to assume 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=utf-8' when no content-type is present.
Merged to master.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Works for me now, thanks! FWIW it took a while to track down but the app makes a POST to e.g. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/rest/bug/1495719 with content like: 'firstname.lastname@example.org&token=23925-JfIavher'
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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