XSLT Injection Attack

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

By manipulating XSL transformations, an attacker may be able to extract sensitive information or execute malicious code. This vulnerability can lead to arbitrary code execution, file read and write, or system information disclosure.

Recommendation

Implement robust input validation and sanitization mechanisms to prevent unexpected data from being injected into your XSLT transformations.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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