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Werk #8845: Web-API: Prevent adding wrong encoded labels to hosts / rulesets

TitleWeb-API: Prevent adding wrong encoded labels to hosts / rulesets
Date2019-08-01 21:07:22
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b5,1.7.0i1
LevelTrivial Change
ClassBug Fix
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

In previous 1.6 releases the Web API did not validate the labels that could e.g. be added to hosts strictly enough. When using "python" as "request_format" this could result in a broken configuration, leading to exceptions in several places of the GUI.

The Web API now ensures the received labes are all unicode strings as Checkmk expects.