post-XSS landscape

From: Michal Zalewski <>
To: bugtraq <>,full-disclosure <>
Subject: post-XSS landscape

With the growing enthusiasm about CSP and other script containment
frameworks, I tried to put down some rough notes about the fundamental
exploitation vectors that would be available in absence of the ability
to execute scripts - and tried to see how these attacks correspond to
what XSS attacks are trying to achieve today.

So... this may be of some interest to the list:

[ More background: ]


PS. Cue snarky remarks from Tavis ;-)

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