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Posted - November 12 2008 :  04:24:27  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We have a problem that when a user saves their cart, they can place any kind of html tags inside the input box which they want to name their cart like.

Won't this allow a form to run remote scripts and thereby meaning the whole site could be hacked and card details / customer information stolen ?

Also if this is happening here, are there any other places where this is happening allowing html tags to be response.written straight back into the page ?

Has VPASP got a fix for this problem ?


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United Kingdom
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Posted - November 12 2008 :  04:52:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi David,

the VP-ASP cart has a pretty good customer input field text cleanser that will check for any offending characters (from a regularly updated list patch) and remove them. Our site has not had any problems so far.


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