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DAVTest: Quickly Test & Exploit WebDAV Servers

Chris Sullo sent us the following news entry "DAVTest attempts to aid a penetration tester when facing WebDAV enabled services by quickly testing file type upload capability and features, as well as checking for code execution. It supports MOVE and MKCOL, authentication, and uploading of included shell files." Download: https://security.sunera.com/2010/04/davtest-quickly-test-exploit-webdav.html

Tools: CMS Explorer Tool Released

Sullo writes in "CMS Explorer is designed to reveal the the specific modules, plugins, components and themes that various CMS driven web sites are running. It can also search OSVDB.org for vulnerabilities in found components, as well as "bootstrap" a security proxy by downloading potential file names from the component's code repository...

Watcher 1.3.0 passive Web-vulnerability testing tool released

"A new update to the Watcher passive vulnerability detection and security testing tool has been released. Watcher is an open source addon to the Fiddler Web proxy that aids developers, auditors, and penetration testers in finding Web-application security issues as well as hot-spots for deeper review." - Casabasecurity The full announcement can...

Microsoft publishes BinScope and MiniFuzz

From the download pages. BinScope "BinScope is a Microsoft verification tool that analyzes binaries on a project-wide level to ensure that they have been built in compliance with Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) requirements and recommendations. BinScope checks that SDL-required compiler/linker flags are being set, strong-named assemblies are in use, up-to-date build...

Nmap 5.00 Released

"Insecure.Org is pleased to announce the immediate, free availability of the Nmap Security Scanner version 5.00 from https://nmap.org/. This is the first stable release since 4.76 (last September), and the first major release since the 4.50 release in 2007. Dozens of development releases led up to this. Considering all the changes, we...

Fuzzware 1.5 released

"Fuzzware is tool for pen-testers and software security testers that is designed to simplify the fuzzing process, while maximising the fuzzing quality and effectiveness. Fuzzware is adaptable to various testing scenarios (e.g. file fuzzing, Web Services fuzzing, etc), gives you fine grain control over the fuzzing techniques used and ensures any interesting...

SamuraiWTF live web testing framework 0.6 released

"The SamuraiWTF project team is proud to announce the immediate release of SamuraiWTF 0.6. This release contains a number of fixes and updates as well as the first release of a VM image. This VM requires Vmware 5.0 or better. It will also work in any version of VMWare Fusion.ThanksKevin Johnson" For...

Sysinternal Tool updates: Autoruns v9.5, PsLoglist v2.7, PsExec v1.95

Not website security related but still useful tools. Autoruns v9.5: This update to Autoruns, a powerful autostart manager, adds display of audio and video codecs, which are gaining popularity as an extension mechanism used by malware to gain automatic execution. PsLoglist v2.7: This version of PsLoglist, a command-line event log display utility,...

Web 2.0 Application Proxy, Profiling and Fuzzing tool

"This tool helps in assessing next generation application running on Web/enterprise 2.0 platform. It profiles HTTP requests and responses at runtime by configuring it as proxy. It identifies structures like JSON, XML, XML-RPC etc. along with key HTTP parameters like cookie, login forms, hidden values etc. Based on profile one can take...

Open Source SSL Acceleration

"SSL acceleration is a technique that off-loads the processor intensive public key encryption algorithms used in SSL transactions to a hardware accelerator. These solutions often involve a considerable up front investment as the specialized equipment is rather costly. This article though looks at using off the shelf server hardware and open source...

Tool: GreenSQL-FW 1.0.0 released

"GreenSQL team is ready to present new version of GreenSQL - SQL Database Firewall. GreenSQL intercept SQL commands being sent to MySQL, checks them, and then either halts the query or passes it on to MySQL proper. Then it returns the query results to the calling application. Currently only MySQL database is...

Watcher: a free web-app security testing and compliance auditing tool

"Watcher is designed as a Fiddler plugin that passively monitors HTTP/S traffic for vulnerabilities. It gives pen-testers hot-spot detection for user-controlled inputs, open redirects, and other issues, and it gives auditors an easy way to find PCI compliance and other organizational issues. Here’s some of the issues Watcher has checks for now:...

Microsoft releases !exploitable crash evaluation tool

"Aiming to better identify bugs that could lead to security issues, Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it planned to release a tool to help developers classify and assess program crashes. The tool, known as !exploitable and pronounced "bang exploitable," is a plugin for the Windows debugger that categorizes crash information using two...

The return of L0phtCrack

"More than two years after Symantec pulled the plug on L0phtCrack, the venerable password cracking tool is being prepped for a return to the spotlight. The original creators of L0phtCrack has reacquired the tool with plans to release a new version at next week’s SOURCE Boston conference. A teaser post on the...

Seven Must-Have Firefox Security Add-Ons

"Ensuring that the browser is up to date can help minimize security risks, but perhaps the most interesting feature of Firefox from a security perspective is the possibility of enhancing the browser's security with the addition of browser extensions or add-ons. Of course any add-ons risks adding new vulnerabilities, but if they...

Fuzzing for Fun and Profit

"Many different resources define fuzzing many different ways. I believe this definition is more suiting than most: "Fuzzing is targeting input and delivering data that is handled by a target with the intent of identifying bugs." Fuzzing can occur theoretically where ever input is possible. There are two kinds of fuzzing: "dumb"...

Solving CAPTCHA with HTML5 canvas, JavaScript and neural network

Solving CAPTCHA with neural networks is not new; this is actually a glorified OCR... What is new, is to do it in JavaScript using the new HTML5 canvas capabilities and pre-calibrated neural network. John Resig, creator of jQuery, analyzes a very neat piece of GreaseMonkey script which cracks CAPTCHA using new client-side...

OllyDbg Version 2.0 - Beta 1 Released

"The first beta release. "Beta" means that there will be no significant changes till the final v2.00. Now it supports memory and hardware breakpoints. They are fully conditional, and the number of memory breakpoints is unlimited. Fast command emulation takes memory breakpoints into account. In fact, run trace may be much faster...

Metasploit Decloaking Engine

"The Metasploit Decloak Engine is now back online with a handful of new updates and bug fixes. Decloak identifies the real IP address of a web user, regardless of proxy settings, using a combination of client-side technologies and custom services. The first version was announced in June of 2006 and was eventually...

Budgeting for Web Application Security

Jeremiah has published an entry on budgeting for web application security in your company. "“Budgeting” is a word I’ve been hearing a lot of questions about recently, which is another data point demonstrating that Web application security and software security are increasingly becoming a top of mind issue. The challenge that many...

Recovering Censored Text Using Photoshop and JavaScript

"A friend recently posted a teaser for a new project he’s working on, but with part of the headline pixelated to obscure what the project actually is. My curiosity got the best of me and I decided to do what any self-respecting geek would do: write a program to figure out what...

Checking for ViewStateUserKey using FxCop

An anonymous user writes "ASP.NET has had a mitigation to prevent against CSRF/One-Click attacks since 1.1 with the use of Page.ViewStateUserKey property. You can now make sure that the property is being used using FxCop." Link: https://blogs.msdn.com/sfaust/archive/2008/09/25/checking-for-viewstateuserkey-using-fxcop.aspx

Tools: Microsoft Announces Three Tools to help prevent SQL Injection

"On Tuesday, Microsoft issued new tools to assist Microsoft ASP and ASP.NET technologies against recent Web-based attacks. In April attackers went after Microsoft SQL sites by injecting malicious JavaScript onto legitimate sites. The JavaScript would direct a browser to a server hosting malicious software infecting the desktop with a variety of exploits....

Tools: The Browserrecon Project

"Most of todays tools for fingerprinting are focusing on server-side services. Well-known and widely-accepted implementations of such utilities are available for https web services, smtp mail server, ftp servers and even telnet daemons. Of course, many attack scenarios are focusing on server-side attacks. Client-based attacks, especially targeting web clients, are becoming more...

Tool availability - browser DOM Checker

"I'd like to announce the availability of DOM Checker, an automated tool for validating browser security policy enforcement. The project is hosted at: https://code.google.com/p/dom-checker/ The tool features several fairly neat features, including exhaustive hierarchy crawling and side-channel blind write validation to reduce the number of false positives. DOM Checker had been used...

Cracking passwords the Web application way: A rundown of web based haxoring tools

This article reviews various tools that can be used to brute force web forms and web based auth. "This mish-mash of security is the basis of Web login vulnerabilities and why passwords are often easily cracked. Be it form-based, HTTP Basic, or NT LAN Manager (NTLM) (the three main types of authentication...

Paros 3.2.10 released

A new version of Paros Proxy has been released. "We wrote a program called "Paros" for people who need to evaluate the security of their web applications. It is free of charge and completely written in Java. Through Paros's proxy nature, all HTTP and HTTPS data between server and client, including cookies...

Paros v3.1.3 Released

"Paros is a man-in-the-middle proxy and application vulnerability scanner. It allows users to intercept, modify and debug HTTP and HTTPS data on-the-fly between web server and client browser. It also supports client-certificate, proxy-chaining, filtering and various vulnerability scanning." - Paros [New features] " - Allow to run the scanner on a paticular...