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How to make xss safe strings


How can I make a string XSS safe? Will
simply .replace('<','&lt;').replace('>','&gt;').... do the work? Or
are there some other issues to take into account?. Is there already a
function in python which will do this for me.

Aug 21 '08 #1
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On Aug 20, 10:10*pm, Roopesh <roopesh....@gmail.comwrote:

How can I make a string XSS safe? Will
simply .replace('<','&lt;').replace('>','&gt;').... do the work? Or
are there some other issues to take into account?. Is there already a
function in python which will do this for me.
For HTML, use the cgi.escape function.
Aug 21 '08 #2

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