Reflected XSS Mitigation and URL Encoding Lab

Infosec Learning
Virtual Lab

In this lab, we are going to demonstrate why we encoded the SCRIPT element when defining the myusername variable inside of the browser. We will also implement a security control that will mitigate the reflected XSS attack in the Reflected XSS lab. Your pentesting assignment will be to bypass the security control.

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
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Overview

In this lab, we are going to demonstrate why we encoded the SCRIPT element when defining the myusername variable inside of the browser. We will also implement a security control that will mitigate the reflected XSS attack in the Reflected XSS lab. Your pentesting assignment will be to bypass the security control.