minusworld.java-httpservlet-jsp-xss

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Secure XSS defaults for HttpServlets+JSP.

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JSP scriptlet detected. Scriptlets are difficult to use securely and are considered bad practice. See https://stackoverflow.com/a/3180202. Instead, consider migrating to JSF or using the Expression Language '${...}' with the escapeXml function in your JSP files.

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Detected an Expression Language segment that does not escape output. This is dangerous because if any data in this expression can be controlled externally, it is a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Instead, use the 'escapeXml' function from the JSTL taglib. See https://www.tutorialspoint.com/jsp/jstl_function_escapexml.htm for more information.

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Detected a request with potential user-input going into a OutputStream or Writer object. This bypasses any view or template environments, including HTML escaping, which may expose this application to cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. Consider using a view technology such as JavaServer Faces (JSFs) which automatically escapes HTML views.