Web Application Vulnerabilities: A Survey

Vandana Dwivedi, Himanshu Yadav, Anurag Jain
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In the last few years, the discovery of World Wide Web (WWW) has grown very much. Today, WWW applications are routinely utilized in security critical environments, like ecommerce, medical, financial, and military systems etc. WWW systems are an organization of infrastructure elements, like web databases and servers, and application-specific code, such as HTML scripts and CGI programs etc. While the core elements are usually developed by knowledgeable programmers with valid security skills this
more » ... nsuing vulnerable web-based applications and accessible to the complete web, creating easilyabusing access points for the conciliation of entire networks. During this paper, we survey the current approaches to internet vulnerability analysis and that we propose a classification along two characterizing: detection and prevention model and study these methods. Furthermore we describe the foremost regular attacks in contrast to web-based applications and explore the effectiveness of sure analysis techniques in characteristic specific categories of flaws.
doi:10.5120/18877-0144 fatcat:slrxt75735b25dhqmvoczpm6bi