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RE: XForms - Secure or Insecure?

From: David Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 11:02:32 -0500
To: www-forms@w3.org
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-forms-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of AndrewWatt2001@aol.com
> There are two potential sources of security concern:
> 1. That a malicious XForms-containing document can upload files
> from a user's
> computer without their knowledge
> 2. A malicious XForms-containing document could download a virus or other
> nasty to the user's computer.

How are these concerns addressed by HTML/DOM today, and why would XForms be
less secure?

David Cleary
Received on Thursday, 13 March 2003 11:03:55 GMT

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