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Comments: Linux.com allows JavaScript via comments


Today, "thanks" to a comment spam I received, I discovered that one can just post comments on linux.com containing JavaScript. The programmer who allowed for such a security hole should be very, very ashamed. At first I couldn't believe my eyes, but a very simple test showed me that it was indeed the case: at the time of writing anybody can post JavaScript on Linux.com via their comment system. Of course I contacted linux.com via email as soon as I discovered this issue.

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