Web Application Vulnerabilities: Detect, Exploit, Prevent

Web Application Vulnerabilities: Detect, Exploit, Prevent

by Steven Palmer, Steven Kapinos, Michael Cross
     
 

In this book, we aim to describe how to make a computer bend to your will by finding and exploiting vulnerabilities specifically in Web applications. We will describe common security issues in Web applications, tell you how to find them, describe how to exploit them, and then tell you how to fix them. We will also cover how and why some hackers (the bad guys) will

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Overview

In this book, we aim to describe how to make a computer bend to your will by finding and exploiting vulnerabilities specifically in Web applications. We will describe common security issues in Web applications, tell you how to find them, describe how to exploit them, and then tell you how to fix them. We will also cover how and why some hackers (the bad guys) will try to exploit these vulnerabilities to achieve their own end. We will also try to explain how to detect if hackers are actively trying to exploit vulnerabilities in your own Web applications.

· Learn to defend Web-based applications developed with AJAX, SOAP, XMLPRC, and more.
· See why Cross Site Scripting attacks can be so devastating.
· Download working code from the companion Web site.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597492096
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
0.97(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Information Gathering Techniques
Chapter 3: Common Input Validation Vulnerabilities
Chapter 4: Application Logic Flaws and Common Coding Issues
Chapter 5: Common Client Trust Issues
Chapter 6: Server Side Validation Vulnerabilities in a Multi User Multi Role Environment
Chapter 7: Session Management Vulnerabilities
Chapter 8: Phishing
Chapter 9: Client Side Security
Chapter 10: Same Issues / New Technologies
Chapter 11: Other Security Considerations

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