Account Takeover Methodology
Application Level DoS
Authentication Bypass
Broken-Link Hijacking
Broken Auth And Session Management
Finding CVEs
Web Page Source Code Review
EXIF Geo Data Not Stripped
File Upload Bypass
Find Origin IP
GraphQL
HTTP Desync Attack
Host-Header Attack
HTML-Injection
IDOR
JWT ATTACK
OAuth
SSTI
Sign Up Functionality
Tabnabbing
Weak Password Policy
Web Application Pentesting Checklist
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Table of Contents

This recon process is from 0xpatrick subdomain enumeration workflow​
  • Run Amass
  • Run Subfinder
  • Run Rapid7 FDNS
  • Use commonspeak2 list
  • Run massdns
  • Run altdns
  • Run massdns

​Single Domain​

Scanning

  • Arachni Scan
  • Owasp ZAp Scan
  • Burp Spider
  • Burp Scanning
  • Wayback machine
  • Linkfinder
  • Url with Android application

Manual checking

  • Shodan
  • Censys
  • Google dorks
  • Pastebin
  • Github
  • OSINT
  • Manually explore the site
  • Spider/crawl for missed or hidden content
  • Check for files that expose content, such as robots.txt, sitemap.xml, .DS_Store
  • Check the caches of major search engines for publicly accessible sites
  • Check for differences in content based on User Agent (eg, Mobile sites, access as a Search engine Crawler)
  • Perform Web Application Fingerprinting
  • Identify technologies used
  • Identify user roles
  • Identify application entry points
  • Identify client-side code
  • Identify multiple versions/channels (e.g. web, mobile web, mobile app, web services)
  • Identify co-hosted and related applications
  • Identify all hostnames and ports
  • Identify third-party hosted content
  • Identify Debug parameters
  • Check for commonly used application and administrative URLs
  • Check for old, backup and unreferenced files
  • Check HTTP methods supported and Cross Site Tracing (XST)
  • Test file extensions handling
  • Test for security HTTP headers (e.g. CSP, X-Frame-Options, HSTS)
  • Test for policies (e.g. Flash, Silverlight, robots)
  • Test for non-production data in live environment, and vice-versa
  • Check for sensitive data in client-side code (e.g. API keys, credentials)
  • Check SSL Version, Algorithms, Key length
  • Check for Digital Certificate Validity (Duration, Signature and CN)
  • Check credentials only delivered over HTTPS
  • Check that the login form is delivered over HTTPS
  • Check session tokens only delivered over HTTPS
  • Check if HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in use

​Authentication​

  • Test for user enumeration
  • Test for authentication bypass
  • Test for bruteforce protection
  • Test password quality rules
  • Test remember me functionality
  • Test for autocomplete on password forms/input
  • Test password reset and/or recovery
  • Test password change process
  • Test CAPTCHA
  • Test multi factor authentication
  • Test for logout functionality presence
  • Test for cache management on HTTP (eg Pragma, Expires, Max-age)
  • Test for default logins
  • Test for user-accessible authentication history
  • Test for out-of channel notification of account lockouts and successful password changes
  • Test for consistent authentication across applications with shared authentication schema / SSO

​Session Management​

  • Establish how session management is handled in the application (eg, tokens in cookies, token in URL)
  • Check session tokens for cookie flags (httpOnly and secure)
  • Check session cookie scope (path and domain)
  • Check session cookie duration (expires and max-age)
  • Check session termination after a maximum lifetime
  • Check session termination after relative timeout
  • Check session termination after logout
  • Test to see if users can have multiple simultaneous sessions
  • Test session cookies for randomness
  • Confirm that new session tokens are issued on login, role change and logout
  • Test for consistent session management across applications with shared session management
  • Test for session puzzling
  • Test for CSRF and clickjacking

​Authorization​

  • Test for path traversal
  • Test for bypassing authorization schema
  • Test for vertical Access control problems (a.k.a. Privilege Escalation)
  • Test for horizontal Access control problems (between two users at the same privilege level)
  • Test for missing authorization

​Data Validation​

  • Test for Reflected Cross Site Scripting
  • Test for Stored Cross Site Scripting
  • Test for DOM based Cross Site Scripting
  • Test for Cross Site Flashing
  • Test for HTML Injection
  • Test for SQL Injection
  • Test for LDAP Injection
  • Test for ORM Injection
  • Test for XML Injection
  • Test for XXE Injection
  • Test for SSI Injection
  • Test for XPath Injection
  • Test for XQuery Injection
  • Test for IMAP/SMTP Injection
  • Test for Code Injection
  • Test for Expression Language Injection
  • Test for Command Injection
  • Test for Overflow (Stack, Heap and Integer)
  • Test for Format String
  • Test for incubated vulnerabilities
  • Test for HTTP Splitting/Smuggling
  • Test for HTTP Verb Tampering
  • Test for Open Redirection
  • Test for Local File Inclusion
  • Test for Remote File Inclusion
  • Compare client-side and server-side validation rules
  • Test for NoSQL injection
  • Test for HTTP parameter pollution
  • Test for auto-binding
  • Test for Mass Assignment
  • Test for NULL/Invalid Session Cookie

​Denial of Service​

  • Test for anti-automation
  • Test for account lockout
  • Test for HTTP protocol DoS
  • Test for SQL wildcard DoS

​Business Logic​

  • Test for feature misuse
  • Test for lack of non-repudiation
  • Test for trust relationships
  • Test for integrity of data
  • Test segregation of duties

​Cryptography​

  • Check if data which should be encrypted is not
  • Check for wrong algorithms usage depending on context
  • Check for weak algorithms usage
  • Check for proper use of salting
  • Check for randomness functions
  • Test that acceptable file types are whitelisted
  • Test that file size limits, upload frequency and total file counts are defined and are enforced
  • Test that file contents match the defined file type
  • Test that all file uploads have Anti-Virus scanning in-place.
  • Test that unsafe filenames are sanitised
  • Test that uploaded files are not directly accessible within the web root
  • Test that uploaded files are not served on the same hostname/port
  • Test that files and other media are integrated with the authentication and authorisation schemas
  • Test for known vulnerabilities and configuration issues on Web Server and Web Application
  • Test for default or guessable password
  • Test for non-production data in live environment, and vice-versa
  • Test for Injection vulnerabilities
  • Test for Buffer Overflows
  • Test for Insecure Cryptographic Storage
  • Test for Insufficient Transport Layer Protection
  • Test for Improper Error Handling
  • Test for all vulnerabilities with a CVSS v2 score > 4.0
  • Test for Authentication and Authorization issues
  • Test for CSRF

​HTML 5​

  • Test Web Messaging
  • Test for Web Storage SQL injection
  • Check CORS implementation
  • Check Offline Web Application
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Table of Contents
Recon on wildcard domain
Single Domain
Scanning
Manual checking
Information Gathering
Configuration Management
Secure Transmission
Authentication
Session Management
Authorization
Data Validation
Denial of Service
Business Logic
Cryptography
Risky Functionality - File Uploads
Risky Functionality - Card Payment
HTML 5