Web Application Penetration Testing

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Please refer to OWASP_Testing_Guide_v2_Table_of_Contents for updated information about the progress status of each article.

Web Application Penetration Testing

4.1 Introduction and objectives

4.2 Information Gathering
4.2.1 Application Discovery
4.2.2 Spidering and googling
4.2.3 Analisys of error code
4.2.4 Infrastructure configuration management testing SSL/TLS Testing DB Listener Testing
4.2.5 Application configuration management testing File extensions handling Old, backup and unreferenced files

4.3 Business logic testing

4.4 Authentication Testing
4.4.1 Default or guessable (dictionary) user account
4.4.2 Brute Force
4.4.3 Bypassing authentication schema
4.4.4 Directory traversal/file include
4.4.5 Vulnerable remember password and pwd reset
4.4.6 Logout and Browser Cache Management Testing

4.5 Session Management Testing
4.5.1 Analysis of the Session Management Schema
4.5.2 Cookie and Session Token Manipulation
4.5.3 Exposed Session Variables
4.5.4 Session Riding
4.5.5 HTTP Exploit

4.6 Data Validation Testing
4.6.1 Cross site scripting HTTP Methods and XST
4.6.2 SQL Injection Stored procedure injection Oracle testing MySQL testing SQL Server testing
4.6.3 ORM Injection
4.6.4 LDAP Injection
4.6.5 XML Injection
4.6.6 SSI Injection
4.6.7 XPath Injection
4.6.8 IMAP/SMTP Injection
4.6.9 Code Injection
4.6.10 OS Commanding
4.6.11 Buffer overflow Testing Heap overflow Stack overflow Format string
4.6.12 Incubated vulnerability testing

4.7 Denial of Service Testing
4.7.1 Locking Customer Accounts
4.7.2 Buffer Overflows
4.7.3 User Specified Object Allocation
4.7.4 User Input as a Loop Counter
4.7.5 Writing User Provided Data to Disk
4.7.6 Failure to Release Resources
4.7.7 Storing too Much Data in Session

4.8 Web Services Testing
4.8.1 XML Structural Testing
4.8.2 XML content-level Testing
4.8.3 HTTP GET parameters/REST Testing
4.8.4 Naughty SOAP attachments
4.8.5 Replay Testing

4.9 AJAX Testing
4.9.1 AJAX Vulnerabilities
4.9.2 How to test AJAX