• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In AWAE, you will be learning white box web app pentest methods. The bulk of your time will be spent analyzing source code, decompiling Java, debugging DLLs, manipulating requests, and more, using tools like Burp Suite, dnSpy, JD-GUI, Visual Studio, and the trusty text editor. The course covers the following topics in detail. For a more complete breakdown of the course topics, please refer to the AWAE syllabus.

  • Web security tools and methodologies
  • Source code analysis
  • Persistent cross-site scripting
  • Session hijacking
  • .NET deserialization
  • Remote code execution
  • Blind SQL injections
  • Data exfiltration
  • Bypassing file upload restrictions and file extension filters
  • PHP type juggling with loose comparisons
  • PostgreSQL Extension and User Defined Functions
  • Bypassing REGEX restrictions
  • Magic hashes
  • Blind SQL injection
  • Bypassing character restrictions
  • UDF reverse shells
  • PostgreSQL large objects
  • DOM-based cross site scripting (black box)
  • Server side template injection
  • Weak random token generation
  • XML external entity injection
  • RCE via database functions
  • OS command injection via WebSockets (black box)

 

Learning Objectives

  • Performing advanced web app source code auditing
  • Analyzing code, writing scripts, and exploiting web vulnerabilities
  • Implementing multi-step, chained attacks using multiple vulnerabilities
  • Using creative and lateral thinking to determine innovative ways of exploiting web vulnerabilities

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.