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CSRF test by replacing with invalid csrf token

CSRF test by replacing with invalid csrf token

Vulnerability assessment by replacing the CSRF token with an invalid one

Broken User Authentication (BUA)

"Evaluating the effectiveness of the web application's CSRF protection mechanism by intentionally replacing the CSRF token" "and assessing if unauthorized actions can be successfully executed, potentially exposing the system to security risks and breaches."

"Evaluating the effectiveness of the web application's CSRF protection mechanism by intentionally replacing the CSRF token" "and assessing if unauthorized actions can be successfully executed, potentially exposing the system to security risks and breaches."

Impact of the vulnerability

Impact of the vulnerability

"Successful execution of unauthorized actions due to the absence of CSRF token may result in severe consequences," "such as unauthorized data modification, account hijacking, or sensitive information disclosure," "highlighting critical vulnerabilities and emphasizing the need for robust CSRF protection measures."

"Successful execution of unauthorized actions due to the absence of CSRF token may result in severe consequences," "such as unauthorized data modification, account hijacking, or sensitive information disclosure," "highlighting critical vulnerabilities and emphasizing the need for robust CSRF protection measures."

How this template works

APIs Selection

The template uses API selection filters to specify the criteria for selecting requests to be executed. It filters requests based on the response code being between 200 and 300, or if the request headers, payload, or query parameters contain the keyword "csrf". It also extracts the value of the "csrf" key if found.

Execute request

The template executes a single request by modifying the header, query parameter, and body parameter with a specific value for the "csrf_key". This is done to intentionally replace the CSRF token and assess the effectiveness of the web application's CSRF protection mechanism.

Validation

The template validates the response received from the executed request. It checks if the response code is between 200 and 300, and if the response payload matches at least 80% of the expected payload. Additionally, it checks if the response payload has a length greater than 0. These validation criteria ensure that the unauthorized actions executed due to the absence of a valid CSRF token are successfully detected.

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