OWASP Top Ten 2004 Category A4 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Flaws

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the A4 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2004.

Weaknesses

Improper Neutralization of HTTP Headers for Scripting Syntax

The application does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes web scripting syntax in HTTP headers that can be used by web browser components that can process raw hea...

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other us...

Concepts

Deprecated or Obsolete

Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2004)

CWE nodes in this view (graph) are associated with the OWASP Top Ten, as released in 2004, and as required for compliance with PCI DSS version 1.1. This view is consid...

See Also

  1. A4 Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Flaws

    OWASP


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