Author(s): Yinzhi Cao, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras and Yan Chen

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Date: 7 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


Worms exploiting cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities rampantly infect millions of web pages in popular social networks. PathCutter is a new approach to severing the self-propagation path of XSS JavaScript worms that blocks the issuance of unauthorized HTTP requests by enforcing view separation to restrict DOM access across different client-side views.