[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #9168: Double attribute escaping for post attachments

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Wed Feb 18 20:49:44 GMT 2009

#9168: Double attribute escaping for post attachments
 Reporter:  dwc           |       Owner:       
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new  
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  2.7.2
Component:  Media         |     Version:  2.7  
 Severity:  normal        |    Keywords:       
 When the rich editor is off, editing attachments causes the description
 field to be double encoded.  This is due to the use of htmlspecialchars,
 when the value is already encoded in sanitize_post_field.

 Switching to attribute_escape fixes this; I'll attach patches for 2.7 and

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/9168>
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