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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)

Testing for HTML injection

HTML injection is the insertion of arbitrary HTML code into a vulnerable web page. Vulnerabilities in this area may lead to the disclosure of sensitive information or the modification of page content for the purposes of socially engineering the user.

Getting ready

Using the OWASP Mutillidae II Capture Data Page, let's determine whether the application is susceptible to HTML injection attacks.

How to do it...

  1. Navigate to OWASP 2013 | A1 – Injection (Other) | HTMLi Via Cookie Injection | Capture Data Page:
  1. Note how the page looks...