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Burp Suite Cookbook

By : Sunny Wear
Book Image

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)

Testing for bypassing authentication schemes

Applications may contain flaws, allowing unauthorized access by means of bypassing the authentication measures in place. Bypassing techniques include a direct page request (that is, forced browsing), parameter modification, session ID prediction, and SQL Injection.

For the purposes of this recipe, we will use parameter modification.

Getting ready

Add and edit parameters in an unauthenticated request to match a previously captured authenticated request. Replay the modified, unauthenticated request to gain access to the application through bypassing the login mechanism.

How to do it.....