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Re: Re: Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attacks

by gellyfish (Monsignor)
on Feb 23, 2002 at 14:54 UTC ( #147067=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attacks
in thread Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attacks

are there other mechanisms that have to be addressed

Of course you can have event attributes such as onClick in certain HTML tags which could have malicious script in. On the whole the best approach as merlyn points out is to only allow a safe subset of HTML rather than attempting to remove potentially bad things.

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