Testing for Client Side URL Redirect (OTG-CLIENT-004)
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Description of the Issue
Black Box testing and example
Blackbox testing for XXX is not usually performed since access to the source code is always available as it needs to be sent to the client to be executed.
Gray Box testing and example
Testing for XXX vulnerabilities:
For example, looking at the following URL: XXX
The HTML code will contains the following script:
- Browser location/document URI/URL Sources - https://code.google.com/p/domxsswiki/wiki/LocationSources
- i.e., what is returned when you ask the browser for things like document.URL, document.baseURI, location, location.href, etc.