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GWT: Security concerns with JSON interpeter

 
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First, sorry for referring to an article that is so short on the details.
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2110554,00.asp

Does your book get into any of the security issues with passing JSON objects and how to avoid them using GWT?
 
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My book does not address any security issues with passing JSON objects. Interesting that they found vulnerabilities in all the JS libs like Yahoo UI, Prototype, Script.aculo.us, Dojo, Moo.fx, jQuery, Rico and MochiKit.

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All but DWR, yes.

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The GWT team has posted an article discussing how GWT handles javascript vulnerabilities:

http://groups.google.com/group/Google-Web-Toolkit/web/security-for-gwt-applications

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