Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attacks
In Your Web Applications

by Paul Lindner
February 20, 2002

The cross-site script...
Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache
Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache
Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache
Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache
Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache
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Preventing Xs Sin Perl Apache

  1. 1. Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attacks In Your Web Applications by Paul Lindner February 20, 2002 The cross-site scripting attack is one of the most common, yet overlooked, security problems facing web developers today. A web site is vulnerable if it displays user- submitted content without checking for malicious script tags. Luckily, Perl and mod_perl provide us with easy solutions to this problem. We highlight these built-in solutions and also a introduce a new mod_perl module: Apache::TaintRequest. This module helps you secure mod_perl applications by applying perl's powerful tainting rules to HTML output. What is Cross-Site Scripting? Lately the news has been full of reports on web site security lapses. Some recent headlines include the following grim items: Security problems open Microsoft's Wallet, Schwab financial site vulnerable to attack, or New hack poses threat to popular Web services. In all these cases the root problem was caused by a Cross-Site Scripti
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