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Burp Suite Cookbook

By : Sunny Wear
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Burp Suite Cookbook

By: Sunny Wear

Overview of this book

Burp Suite is a Java-based platform for testing the security of your web applications, and has been adopted widely by professional enterprise testers. The Burp Suite Cookbook contains recipes to tackle challenges in determining and exploring vulnerabilities in web applications. You will learn how to uncover security flaws with various test cases for complex environments. After you have configured Burp for your environment, you will use Burp tools such as Spider, Scanner, Intruder, Repeater, and Decoder, among others, to resolve specific problems faced by pentesters. You will also explore working with various modes of Burp and then perform operations on the web. Toward the end, you will cover recipes that target specific test scenarios and resolve them using best practices. By the end of the book, you will be up and running with deploying Burp for securing web applications.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Repeating with Repeater

Repeater allows for slight changes or tweaks to the request, and it is displayed in the left-hand window. A Go button allows the request to be reissued, and the response is displayed in the right-hand window.

Details related to your HTTP request include standard Message Editor details such as Raw, Params (for requests with parameters or cookies), Headers, and Hex.

Details related to the HTTP Response include standard Message Editor details including Raw, Headers, Hex, and, sometimes, HTML and Render.

At the bottom of each panel is a search-text box, allowing the tester to quickly find a value present in a message.

Getting ready

Repeater allows you to manually modify and then re-issue an individual HTTP...