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Graphql Debug Mode Enabled

Graphql Debug Mode Enabled

GraphQL debug mode enabled vulnerability exposes sensitive debug information, increasing the risk of data leakage and potential security breaches

Security Misconfiguration (SM)

GraphQL debug mode enabled vulnerability refers to a security risk that arises when the debug mode in GraphQL is left enabled in production environments. Debug mode is intended for development and debugging purposes, providing detailed error messages and stack traces to aid in troubleshooting. However, when enabled in a live production system, it can expose sensitive information to potential attackers. The detailed error messages may inadvertently disclose implementation details, internal system paths, or sensitive data, increasing the risk of data leakage and potential security breaches. To mitigate this vulnerability, it is crucial to disable debug mode in production environments and ensure that only essential error messages are exposed to clients. Regular security audits and secure coding practices should be employed to protect sensitive information.

GraphQL debug mode enabled vulnerability refers to a security risk that arises when the debug mode in GraphQL is left enabled in production environments. Debug mode is intended for development and debugging purposes, providing detailed error messages and stack traces to aid in troubleshooting. However, when enabled in a live production system, it can expose sensitive information to potential attackers. The detailed error messages may inadvertently disclose implementation details, internal system paths, or sensitive data, increasing the risk of data leakage and potential security breaches. To mitigate this vulnerability, it is crucial to disable debug mode in production environments and ensure that only essential error messages are exposed to clients. Regular security audits and secure coding practices should be employed to protect sensitive information.

Impact of the vulnerability

Impact of the vulnerability

Data leakage and increased security risks from GraphQL debug mode vulnerability

Data leakage and increased security risks from GraphQL debug mode vulnerability

How this template works

APIs Selection

The API selection filters in this template use a regular expression to match URLs that contain the word "graphql". This ensures that only GraphQL endpoints are targeted for the execution of the request.

Execute request

The execute section of the template specifies a single request to be executed. The request modifies the URL by replacing any occurrence of "graphql" with "graphql". It also replaces the request body with a GraphQL query. This query is represented as a string in the template.

Validation

The validation section validates the response payload by checking if it contains either the word "stack" or "exception". If either of these words is present in the response, it indicates a potential vulnerability related to the GraphQL debug mode.

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