Automated removal of cross site scripting vulnerabilities in web applications

@article{Shar2012AutomatedRO,
  title={Automated removal of cross site scripting vulnerabilities in web applications},
  author={Lwin Khin Shar and Hee Beng Kuan Tan},
  journal={Information & Software Technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={54},
  pages={467-478}
}
Context: Cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability is among the top web application vulnerabilities according to recent surveys. This vulnerability occurs when a web application uses inputs received from users in web pages without properly checking them. This allows an attacker to inject malicious scripts in web pages via such inputs such that the scripts perform malicious actions when a client visits the exploited web pages. Such an attack may cause serious security violations such as account… CONTINUE READING
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