Lab 7 Assessment Worksheet

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Students: Wayne S. McKenzie Instructor: Ms. Crawford Course: IS3445 Security For Web Applications And Social Networking Assignment: Lab #7 Assessment Worksheet – Perform Dynamic and Static Quality Control Testing Due Date: 7/30/13 Lab Assessment Questions & Answers 1. How does Skipfish categorize findings in the scan report? As high risk flaws, medium risk flaws, and low issue scans 2. Which tool used in the lab is considered a static analysis tool? RATS. Explain what is referred to by static code analysis. The running of static code analysis tools that attempt to highlight possible vulnerabilities within 'static' (non-running) source code. 3. What possible high risk vulnerabilities did the Rats tool find in the DVWA application source code? Allow system commands to execute 4. Did the static analysis tool find all the potential security flaws in the application?
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Unformatted text preview: No 5. What is black box testing on a web site or web application? Testing a web site or application’s functionality. Can only see inputs and outputs of application. 6. Explain the skipfish command in detail: : ./skipfish –o /var/scans/is308lab.org –A admin:password –d 3 –b I –X logout.jsp –r 200000 7. During the manual code review, what is noticed about high.php to make it less likely to victimize users with XSS reflection and why is it considered more secure? 8. Would Firefox be considered a web application assessment tool? Yes 9. Compare and contrast a pent testing tool such as OWASP WebScarab with an automatic analysis tool like skipfish. 10. Judging from the two scan reports, describe how Skipfish and Rats can complement one another. One covers areas the other does not...
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  • Fall '13
  • Networking, web site, Static code analysis, Skipfish

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