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Form Toolkit - blank forms coming through

Thread began 3/04/2013 3:01 pm by iainmacdonald331081 | Last modified 3/05/2013 3:00 am by iainmacdonald331081 | 381 views | 2 replies |


Form Toolkit - blank forms coming through

This is an odd one - I have a contact page here:


Which as far as I can tell works as it should.

Except the site owner has been reporting that he has been receiving some blank emails, ie just the text with none of the form fields.

I can't replicate it as when I fill in the form, the validation works as it should.

I've attached a copy of the page.

Any ideas?


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you have the validation set to the trigger:
Button: SimpleContact pressed

and the Universal Email behavior set to use the trigger:
Any Form Post.

make sure that both behaviors use the same trigger.

probably what is happening is a hacker is visiting your page, and viewing the source code.

they can then copy the source and host the form on a page in their own site and set the action to post to your page. By renaming the submit button, they would bypass the validation.

since UE does not use the same trigger, it is able to bypass validation, but then send the email.

if both behaviors used the same trigger, renaming the submit button to bypass validation would also by pass sending the email.

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Thanks Jason - don't think I would ever have spotted that one!

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