Blacklisting is not the best or only way to avoid an XSS attack. This web application penetration scenario shows how an attacker could circumvent this safety feature.
Many applications on the Web have role-based access controls, with different functionalities for each role which determines what a user can do and which content they see.
Bank Websites and insufficient process validation – A recipe for Fraud
As web applications become more complex due to the use of various technologies, so will the attack surface of the applications that implement these technologies. Applications that utilize JSON to populate application content are just one example.
This Top 10 list is for you — developers and software engineers — designing mobile apps today.
Kate and I created a webinar together describing her penetration test methodology and results, followed by my description of how Sentinel’s Dynamic scanning and Sentinel Source analysis would identify this vulnerability, as well as best practices in application security coding to avoid it.
Never use Web Storage data for access control decisions or trust the serialized objects you store here for other critical business logic. A malicious user is free to modify their localStorage and sessionStorage values at any time, treat all Web Storage data as untrusted.
The keys to the kingdom pretty much always come down to acquiring source code for the web application you’re attacking from a blackbox perspective.
sIFR3 allows for the use of non-free fonts within a web application via Adobe Flash plugin. The sIFR3 module interfaces with an external JS file and utilizes the parameter "version" to ensure the two files are compatible.