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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

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


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

Guy Macon
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Sep 4 '05 #1
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