Adam Fields (weblog)

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eBay scams now using eBay servers

Filed under: — adam @ 10:17 am

How is it possible that eBay lets you redirect to arbitrary servers?

Rule number one of web application security is “Don’t trust user input”. Even worse than this is that they know about it and can’t easily fix it. That means they’ve probably got this problem copied all over the place.

(Note: Spoofstick sees through this.)

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