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Security problem - repeated hacking

Thread began 9/17/2011 11:24 am by Jade but not jaded | Last modified 9/19/2011 9:20 am by Jade but not jaded | 5175 views | 11 replies


I've just started using N-Stalker and Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner -- both free editions. I've found that using the WA DataAssist Insert, I'm getting the below, however, from what I'm reading on deciphering this and their recommendations, the WA code has the necessary post restrictions, including the real escape string & mysql escape string. I don't know how to make my user input safe...

Vulnerability description
This script is possibly vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

Attack details
URL encoded POST input rfpHOpages was set to " onmouseover=prompt(929000) bad="
The input is reflected inside a tag element between double quotes.

Attack details
URL encoded POST input rfpAVReq was set to 1</textarea>1<ScRiPt >prompt(959056)</ScRiPt>
The input is reflected inside <textarea> tag.

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