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Re: [Full-disclosure] noise about full-width encoding bypass?

From: 3APA3A <3APA3A_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 21 2007 - 16:02:40 GMT
To: "Brian Eaton" <eaton.lists@gmail.com>

Dear Brian Eaton,

--Monday, May 21, 2007, 6:22:21 PM, you wrote to websecurity@webappsec.org:
BE> If the SQL engine is processing queries in ASCII or ISO-8859-1, the BE> conversion from unicode to the code page used by the engine will fail. BE> Either the engine will give up on the query, or it might substitute a BE> question mark (?) for the unconvertible character.

It's not true, because it's quite convertible character. At least for IIS:


where test.asp is


launches javascript.

BTW: It may be used to bypass keyword based filtering to create, e.g. porn pages available through any corporate firewall. See



~/ZARAZA http://securityvulns.com/

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