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cross-site scripting coldfusion pci compliance

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I need to adhere to some bullshit PCI compliance.    the app is written in Coldfusion.   from what I've found on the web I gotta somehow check an url parm to make sure it doesn't have any html in it.
please help!!
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giving the scriptProtect option a try.   will let you know how it goes.
thanks for you quick response!!
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if you're talking about PCI-DSS 1.2 (6.6), then you have to use consecutive SCA or WAF, then you're compliant (nevertheless your code is vulnerable to XSS or not;-)

Anyway, if you want to be XSS-save, then check your input and reject anything which contains < or > or " or ' or =
If you input is feed to CSS or active scripting code (like JavaScript) more checks have to be done.
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In CF7, adding scriptprotect alone does not help with PCI "cross-site scripting" compliance.
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