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CERT Advisory CA-2000-02 Malicious HTML Tags Embedded in Client Web Requests



"Alan J. Flavell" <fl*****@ph.gla .ac.uk> wrote:
But the character encoding scheme which is advertised from an HTTP
server via the MIME "charset=" is authoritative, according to RFC2616,
and this attribute should not be omitted according to security alert
CA-2000-02,


Just so everything is in one convenient spot for anyone reading this,
here are some references. The trusecure.com one is rather chilling...

http://honor.trusecure.com/pipermail...ch/008251.html
http://httpd.apache.org/info/css-security/
http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/malici...itigation.html
http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/malicious_code_FAQ.html
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-02.html
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1997-20.html

Also see "Re: application/xhtml+xml in IE" thread in
the comp.infosystem s.www.authoring.html nexsgroup.

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