[OWASP-Security101] Help with Proof of Concept - XSS

Mike Rodriguez rodriguezml at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 03:07:08 UTC 2012

Have you tried a simple:


What are you seeing in the source? Is it encoded in any way?

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Patrick Laverty
<patrick_laverty at brown.edu>wrote:

> I've identified a site where I can inject anything into the source,
> like basic text, html tags or images from any other site. I'd like to
> show the owner something a little more scary than that. I tried to add
> in <script type='text/javascript'>alert(1)</script> and that does go
> into the source, but I don't get the alert box to show. I did turn off
> my popup blocker in the browser. I tried most of the suggestions from
> the rsnake cheat sheet too.
> Any suggestions on what I could be missing?
> Thank you.
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