Guidelines for Regular Expressions in XML Schemas

Abstract: This report informs developers about security issues with regular expressions.  Armed with this knowledge, developers will be able to create safe regular expressions.  This report also informs accreditors (particularly those who assess XML Schemas for compliance with security policies) about the kinds of security issues involved with regular expressions in XML Schemas.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 11 December 2017

Identifier: U/OO/234035-17

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 34 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Report

Tags: National Security Agency - NSA; Cyber; Guidance; Exploitation; Vulnerability; Data