A cross-site scripting vulnerability may be used by attackers to bypass access controls such as the same-origin policy.
Cross-site scripting carried out on websites accounted for roughly 84% of all security vulnerabilities documented by Symantec as of 2007.
XSS effects vary in range from petty nuisance to significant security risk, depending on the sensitivity of the data handled by the vulnerable site and the nature of any security mitigation implemented by the site's owner.
Security on the web depends on a variety of mechanisms, including an underlying concept of trust known as the same-origin policy.
Another thing I like to do is to display the validation error message on the form in an otherwise hidden field: The problem with our last solution is that if the user saves a partially filled form, and picks it up at a later time, that error message that popped up is long gone, and the only indication that there is something wrong with the form is the modified field color.
So, having a text field contain that error message might be a good idea.
In the example below, the script can't create the folder if the user enters illegal characters for folder names.
Adobe provided a lot of infrastructure to do that with just a simple script.
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There are other ways to highlight the field in question besides changing the text color, the border color or the fill color could be changed instead, or in addition, just make sure that you are not making the form impossible to read.
To learn more about the event object, take a look at JS.88.560– make sure to click on the button in the upper left corner to display the navigation pane if it’s not shown automatically.
Exploiting one of these, attackers fold malicious content into the content being delivered from the compromised site.