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How to Find, Exploit and patch XSS

How to Find, Exploit and patch XSS

  • English
  • Cybersecurity
  • Ethical HackingEthical Hacking
  • (1460)
  • Project length: 1h 27m

XSS refer to a client side code injection technique in which attacker injects malicious javascript and then executes that. XSS can do a lot more harm if it is combined with other techniques, a person can do a Full system takeover using XSS as well. What can be done by the XSS:- Session hijacking:- often cookies can be read by the XSS so an attackers can inject a malicious code and then he can steal the cookies of a person and he can use that cookie to do a full account takeover of the user account. Redirecting User to malicious website:- Using XSS an attacker can redirect users to malicious websites which may contain a phishing page or they can can trap a user to install some type of malware in the system as well. Full System Takeover: Combining XSS with the BeEF exploitation framework an attacker can takeover full system. Embedding a JS keylogger to Steal credentials:- Exploiting the XSS a person can add a JS keylogger in the page and then he can steal the credentials of the victim.



This tutorial will cover all the details (resources, tools, languages etc) that are necessary to Find exploit and then patch the XSS. We will also go deep in this like how you can use the XSS for full system access as well and there will a lot more things like why this occurs and what are the methods you can use to find that as well.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic HTML/JS
  • And the most important is: desire to learn

What is the target audience?

  • Those who what to learn how to find XSS.
  • Those who want to know that how you can patch this.
  • Those who want to know that how you can further exploit this.
  • Anyone with the desire to learn a new hobby.

Project Outline

Session 1: Setup The Project

  • In this session, we will set up the website
  • We will also Discuss what tools we are going to use in this project

Session 2: What is XSS

  • In this session, we will learn that what is XSS
  • When it was found
  • What can be done using the XSS
  • Some of the Basics that why it occurs

Session 3: Exploiting Different types of XSS

  • In this, you will require some basic knowledge of HTML and JS
  • We will discuss that how you can find the XSS in a web application

Session 4: How to use XSS for Full System Access

  • Here we will learn how to take over the full system using the XSS
  • We will also learn how to patch XSS


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