Combating XSS in a Java Web Application

Recently, out Java Web App went through a Veracode security scan. Since the application is used by over 25,000 users world wide, I do see it as important that this scan took place. Although, I have placed some anti-XSS (Cross site scripting) code into the app over time due to other security professionals evaluating our software, Veracode brought to light over 300 vulnerabilities in the software that I was quite aware of.

Therefore, I am now obliged to address these vulnerabilities and provide our software a passing score of at least 70 in the eyes of Veracode.

Over the next few weeks, I will be submitting detailed code and instructions on how to do this.

Let the hackers beware, for javaclaus draws near.

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About javaclaus

Java Programmer, Code master, mountain biker, snowboarder, etc.
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