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Recorded November 21, 2008
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'''[[OWASP_Podcast | OWASP Podcast Series]] #1'''
  
Recap OWASP EU Summit
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<b>Recorded November 21, 2008</b><br/>
  - Jeremiah gave up on browser security
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[http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300769012 http://images.apple.com/itunes/overview/images/overview-icon-itunes20081106.jpg] [http://www.owasp.org/download/jmanico/podcast.xml https://www.owasp.org/images/d/d3/Feed-icon-32x32.png] [http://www.owasp.org/download/jmanico/owasp_podcast_1.mp3 direct download]
  - Robert bailed on the summit
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== Participants ==
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- Arshan Dabirsiaghi is the the Director of Research for Aspect Security.
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  - Jeremiah Grossman is the CTO of Whitehat.
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  - Jim Manico is a Web Application Architect and Security Engineer for Aspect Security.
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- Jeff Williams is the CEO of Aspect Security and also volunteers as one of the chairs of the OWASP Foundation.
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== Recap OWASP EU Summit ==
 
  - Talked with Adobe rep
 
  - Talked with Adobe rep
 
  - Figured out the charter for ISWG
 
  - Figured out the charter for ISWG
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- OWASP Live CD http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
 
  - Press coverage is hilarious
 
  - Press coverage is hilarious
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- OWASP Education Project http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Education_Project
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- [http://www.google.com/trends?q=xss%2C+clickjacking Clickjacking trends]
  
Builder vs Breaker
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== Builder vs Breaker ==
 
  - is this a real skill gap?
 
  - is this a real skill gap?
 
  - easier to build/defend
 
  - easier to build/defend
 
  - fixing stuff is boring (kuza55)
 
  - fixing stuff is boring (kuza55)
  
We've reached Application Security Tipping Point
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==  We've reached Application Security Tipping Point ==
 
  - Chris Wysopal (Zero in a bit)
 
  - Chris Wysopal (Zero in a bit)
 
  - Attacks are getting simpler (and we're barely fixing old vulns)
 
  - Attacks are getting simpler (and we're barely fixing old vulns)
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  - Just this morning, hilarious SSO product bypass (thats all we'll say, not method/verb tampering)
 
  - Just this morning, hilarious SSO product bypass (thats all we'll say, not method/verb tampering)
  
Canonicalization is a nightmare
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== Canonicalization is a nightmare ==
 
  - mod_security turns off Unicode validation by default
 
  - mod_security turns off Unicode validation by default
 
  - another commercial WAF bypassable by default with invalid UTF-8
 
  - another commercial WAF bypassable by default with invalid UTF-8
 
  - any byte-based validation is failure on the web (or unmanaged langs)
 
  - any byte-based validation is failure on the web (or unmanaged langs)
  
Securing WebGoat with mod_security
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== Securing WebGoat with mod_security ==
 
  - Summer of Code project with Stephen Craig Evans
 
  - Summer of Code project with Stephen Craig Evans
 
  - very interesting Lua scripting capability
 
  - very interesting Lua scripting capability
 
  - stateful WAFing is possible with Lua
 
  - stateful WAFing is possible with Lua
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- [http://blog.modsecurity.org/2008/12/helping-protect-cookies-with-httponly-flag.html Modsecurity and HTTPOnly]

Latest revision as of 21:34, 30 January 2009

OWASP Podcast Series #1

Recorded November 21, 2008

overview-icon-itunes20081106.jpg Feed-icon-32x32.png direct download

Contents

Participants

- Arshan Dabirsiaghi is the the Director of Research for Aspect Security.
- Jeremiah Grossman is the CTO of Whitehat.
- Jim Manico is a Web Application Architect and Security Engineer for Aspect Security. 
- Jeff Williams is the CEO of Aspect Security and also volunteers as one of the chairs of the OWASP Foundation.

Recap OWASP EU Summit

- Talked with Adobe rep
- Figured out the charter for ISWG
- OWASP Live CD http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
- Press coverage is hilarious
- OWASP Education Project http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Education_Project
- Clickjacking trends

Builder vs Breaker

- is this a real skill gap?
- easier to build/defend
- fixing stuff is boring (kuza55)

We've reached Application Security Tipping Point

- Chris Wysopal (Zero in a bit)
- Attacks are getting simpler (and we're barely fixing old vulns)
- Assets are moving more and more to the web
- New technology  =  make all same mistakes again
- Aspect never wanted to be NGS - but everything is broken
- Just this morning, hilarious SSO product bypass (thats all we'll say, not method/verb tampering)

Canonicalization is a nightmare

- mod_security turns off Unicode validation by default
- another commercial WAF bypassable by default with invalid UTF-8
- any byte-based validation is failure on the web (or unmanaged langs)

Securing WebGoat with mod_security

- Summer of Code project with Stephen Craig Evans
- very interesting Lua scripting capability
- stateful WAFing is possible with Lua
- Modsecurity and HTTPOnly