Vuln Dev
5 char XSS? Apr 23 2008 11:36PM
Kristian Erik Hermansen (kristian hermansen gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: 5 char XSS? Apr 26 2008 02:53PM
Serg B (sergeslists gmail com)
Am I the only one who sees the irony of an XSS related email/question
and example URLs to click? Heh.


On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 9:36 AM, Kristian Erik Hermansen
<kristian.hermansen (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> Just been noticing all the talk about Obama and Clinton sites and how
> the media keeps making a big deal out of all these XSS vulns, heh.
> However, I have a rather technical question about what, if anything,
> you can do when you have such a small buffer to exploit XSS? Check
> out this one I found and is not listed by for
> You only get 5 chars to inject. So, are there
> any tricks that could possibly be used to expand the limitation via
> perhaps some unicode kung-fu here? Dunno, but thought it might be
> insteresting bring up because this is a common scenario in zip code
> search fields. The fix for Clinton is as simple as whitelisting the
> input field set to [0-9]...

> Regards,
> --
> Kristian Erik Hermansen
> --
> "Clever ones don't want the future told. They make it."

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