Seminar: How to test web applications using a proxyLevel: Introduction
Using a proxy to test web applications: Learn to test web applications for common classes of vulnerabilities using OWASP's open source web proxy. Using a live application as a demonstration platform attendees will see how to efficiently test for common issues such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection, business logic errors, and buffer overflows. WebScarab will be used to demonstrate common testing techniques and tricks on a sample web based banking application. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the classes of vulnerabilities common to web applications and how to test for them using a proxy.