Testing for SQL Wildcard Attacks (OWASP-DS-001)

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OWASP Testing Guide v3 Table of Contents

This article is part of the OWASP Testing Guide v3. The entire OWASP Testing Guide v3 can be downloaded here.

OWASP at the moment is working at the OWASP Testing Guide v4: you can browse the Guide here

Contents


This is a draft of a section of the new Testing Guide v3

Brief Summary


SQL Wildcard Attacks are about forcing the underlying database to carry out CPU intensive queries by using several wildcards. This vulnerability generally exists in search functionalities of the web applications. Successful exploitation of this attack will cause Denial of Service.

Description of the Issue


...here: Short Description of the Issue: Topic and Explanation

Black Box testing and example

Testing for Topic X vulnerabilities:
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Result Expected:
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Gray Box testing and example

Testing for Topic X vulnerabilities:
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Result Expected:
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References

Whitepapers

Tools
Testing can be done manually. Also a fuzzer can employed to automate the process.