tinymce-renderer-plugin for Jira 6 hangs

When we used tinymce-renderer-plugin for Jira 6, we can create issues but can not edit.
It hangs Jira. We get following error. Any one know the answer?

2013-07-31 07:26:29,867 http-bio-9191-exec-25 INFO mkanitk 446x351x1 1pyng60 /secure/IssueAction.jspa [jira.web.action.XsrfErrorAction] The security token is missing for 'user12'. User-Agent : 'Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/536.5 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/19.0.1084.52 Safari/536.5'

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Boris Berenberg Community Champion Aug 05, 2013

Per the plugin info at: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.garyhodgson.jira.tinymce-renderer-plugin this plugin has not been updated to support JIRA 6 yet. Based on the error you are seeing, it looks like the old version is violating XSRF (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-site_request_forgery) policy in JIRA 6.

I checked all Jira 6 token handling guidelines are followed by plugin already. I checked plugin with Jira plugin checker too. The plugin developer website says, he do not have time to support. I checked code, it have all required code as per Jira for token handling.

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Older version works well on Jira 5.x. I checked all guidelines given on Jira site to handle xsrf.

It's there in plugin too. Not sure if this is Jira 6 issue.

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We encountered the same issue. Eventually i had to revert the plug-in and disable it per the instructions here: http://garyhodgson.github.io/tinymce-renderer-plugin/reverting.html

Hi Yossi,

I'm in this same boat, testing an upgrade to JIRA 6.

I set the plugin to remove all tags via the admin - plugins panel, then applied TinyMCE reverse to the affected field, however when I change to anything but this it shows the html tags again.

Did you find a way to permanently remove the html tags?


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Hi Jordan,

From what we've seen, only when you Edit an issue, the tags are actually removed. We didn't bother too much with it, since only a single field was affected, and usually the content was small and quite simple.

You may want to try a "dummy" bulk edit to force all issues to be updated, perhaps it would help.

Hey Yossi,

Unfortunately you can't bulk edit comments from what I see, so we'll just have to leave it. We were using it for a year so a years worth of poorly formatted comments isn't the end of the world.

Cheers all the same!


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We created a pull request for Jira6 support. Before new release you can test with changing jquery.tinymce.js and tinymcerenderer_listener.js files.


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