IE11 does not send valid content-disposition header when sending file via <input type=file>

Won’t fix Issue #9440110

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Oct 20, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

1.Access some website that has <input type=file>
2.Enable “Include local directory path when uploading files to a server” in “Internet Options”
3.Open F12 Developer tool and start network capture.
4.Send local file to server.
5.See sent request.
Expected result:
Sends filename using
Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="C:\upload\file.ext"
Actual result:
Sends filename using
Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="C:\upload\file.ext"

because \ in quoted-string should be quoted as \ (RFC 2045)

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

    • Sorry. expected result should be
      Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="C:\\upload\\file.ext"

      Because \ in quoted-string should be quoted as \\ (RFC 2045)

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Brad E.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Brad E.” to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Saty B.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing your feedback on IE11. We are not accepting feedback on Internet Explorer through this portal any longer (unless security related). We welcome any feedback you have on Microsoft Edge through this website. If this is blocking enterprise deployment, please follow the CSS escalation process to engage MS support (GES, General Escalation Service) to file a servicing request.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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