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Lab: Reflected XSS into attribute with angle brackets HTML-encoded

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This lab contains a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability in the search blog functionality where angle brackets are HTML-encoded. To solve this lab, perform a cross-site scripting attack that injects an attribute and calls the alert function.

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