Saner: Composing Static and Dynamic Analysis to Validate Sanitization in Web Applications

  title={Saner: Composing Static and Dynamic Analysis to Validate Sanitization in Web Applications},
  author={Davide Balzarotti and Marco Cova and Viktoria Felmetsger and Nenad Jovanovic and Engin Kirda and Christopher Kr{\"u}gel and Giovanni Vigna},
  journal={2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (sp 2008)},
Web applications are ubiquitous, perform mission- critical tasks, and handle sensitive user data. Unfortunately, web applications are often implemented by developers with limited security skills, and, as a result, they contain vulnerabilities. Most of these vulnerabilities stem from the lack of input validation. That is, web applications use malicious input as part of a sensitive operation, without having properly checked or sanitized the input values prior to their use. Past research on… CONTINUE READING
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