Attachment Character '&' no longer allowed?

Hey all, 

I've just found an issue with an email template attached to a Confluence page I uploaded this earlier this month, 07.09.2016 to be exact, and was able to download the attachment without error. This morning I was advised that the files were corrupt.

I had the attachment filename was "New Staff Details - BS&T and Employee Administration - 07.09.2016.oft", when downloading the file I would get "New Staff Details - BS" downloaded. I've tested removing the & character and this has fixed up this page however I'm worried that there are likely other disallowed characters or attachments with & already in the name that I'm going to have to track down.

 

If this is due to a recent update are you aware of the issue and is it going to be fixed up?

EDIT: List of Characters that can be used for attachments needs updating:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jiracoreserver071/attaching-files-and-screenshots-to-issues-802172665.html 

 

Thanks,

Robert Langford

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Anyone going to review this and at least acknowledge that this is an issue?

 

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