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OWASP ESAPI - Classic ASP Edition ReadMe

Release 0.9

March 2009
Welcome to the Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI v0.9

This document provides information about the Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI. The topics below cover system requirements, additional product information, and application notes.

For information about the new features of this release, known issues, resolved issues, and limitations, refer to the Release notes.


System Requirements

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0


Other Requirements

The Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI includes a reference implementation (look for default.asp.zip file at Classic_ASP_Security_Project) which may be tailored or replaced, according to your organization's needs.


Server Recommendations

There is no specific recommendation


Obtaining the Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI

You can download the latest release of the Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI from the Google Code download page

When you download the source files, make sure that you keep the directory structure.



OWASP ESAPI - Classic ASP Edition Release Notes

Release 0.9

March 2009


Welcome to the Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI v0.9

This document provides information about Classic ASP Edition of OWASP ESAPI v0.9. Browse through the topics below to find out about new features, known issues and limitations for this release.


New features

This release includes the following new features:

  • Implementation of most of the ESAPI .NET version for Classic ASP technology, including those for Access Control, Encoding, Input Validation, Encryption and much more (Authentication class was fully implemented yet)
  • Sample Classic ASP page demonstrating the use of the different classes and methods


Fixed in this release

  • Not applicable. This is the first release!


Known issues

  • You might receive a compilation error when instantiating the AccessController class
  • You have to copy the web.config file to the IIS worker folder. For example to C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\w3wp.exe.config in Windows Vista


Upgrading from earlier releases

  • Not applicable. This is the first release!