HTML5 Storage Exfil via XSS – Tradecraft Security Weekly #23

It is fairly common for pentesters to discover Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities on web application assessments. Exploiting these issues potentially allow access to a user’s session tokens enabling attackers to navigate a site as the victim in the context of the web application. In this episode the hosts Beau Bullock (@dafthack) & Mike Felch (@ustayready) demonstrate how to exploit a XSS vulnerability to access HTML5 local storage to steal a cookie.

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