👩‍💻IW Weekly #47: SSRF to Infrastructure Access, HubSpot Full Account Takeover, RCE to S3 Leak, SQL Injections, Stored XSS, Broken Access Control and many more…

👩‍💻IW Weekly #47: SSRF to Infrastructure Access, HubSpot Full Account Takeover, RCE to S3 Leak, SQL Injections, Stored XSS, Broken Access Control and many more…
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Breaking Boundaries: @basu_banakar uncovers SSRF vulnerability providing access to complete infrastructure and web services.

Welcome to the #IWWeekly47 - the Monday newsletter that brings the best in Infosec straight to your inbox.

To help you out, we have 5 Articles, 4 Threads, 3 Videos, 2 GitHub Repos and Tools, 1 Job Alert in today’s newsletter. We have also featured a Beginner’s Corner this time.

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📝 5 Infosec Articles

  1. @basu_banakar discovers SSRF vulnerability that enables access to entire infrastructure and web services.
  2. @OmarHashem666 exposes the risks of a HubSpot Full Account Takeover in his latest article.
  3. Beanstalk Logic Error Bugfix Review: Keeping Crypto Vulnerabilities at Bay! - @immunefi
  4. @win3zz takes us through the alarming journey of how a Facebook bug led to code execution and eventually resulted in a data leak on S3.
  5. @mateocesa2 explains an attack vector discovered during an audit that could be exploited in a message-passing cross-chain scenario.
  1. @imranparray101 shares a story about executing custom database scripts from an unauthorized role, offering a $10,000 bounty for a privilege escalation exploit.
  2. This thread features a story type Q&A Session with Mrityunjoy Biswas (@mitunjoy11) written by @harshbothra_.
  3. @nav1n0x shares their methodology for finding SQL injections, encouraging others to create their own unique approach.
  4. @imranparray101 shares their experience of discovering a Stored XSS vulnerability that led to a full organizational takeover.

📽️ 3 Insightful Videos

  1. @DhiyaneshDK guides viewers through creating their first Nuclei template in this informative video.
  2. @_JohnHammond demonstrates how hackers can bypass security defenses, highlighting the importance of strong security measures to prevent cyber attacks.
  3. @LiveOverflow provides a comprehensive explanation of VPNs, proxies, and secure tunnels in this deep dive video.

⚒️ 2 GitHub repositories & Tools

  1. @Six2dez1 announces the release of reconFTW v2.5.2 "conference season", a powerful reconnaissance tool for bug bounty hunters and penetration testers.
  2. @pry0cc's Not-Axiom is a handy self-management tool for *nix systems, designed to facilitate easy administration via SSH.

💰1 Job Alert

  1. @Qualysec is hiring enthusiastic candidates with an interest in penetration testing and cybersecurity, offering internships and full-time job opportunities for those with little knowledge or experience.



📝 3 Infosec Articles

  1. Ever been intimidated by topics like prototype pollution? Get started with server side prototype pollution by reading this article by @yeswehack.
  2. Expanding your attack vectors while bug hunting or pentesting would always give you an upperhand. Learn about LDAP injection from this article written by @harshbothra_ and published by @cobalt_io.
  3. Learn more about katana, a web crawling tool, by @pdiscoveryio.
  1. Different ways to find IDORs all condensed to one thread by @0day_exploit_.
  2. Broken access control stands at number 1 position on the latest OWASP top 10 list. Learn more about the same from this thread by @PadhiyarRush

📽️ 1 Insightful Video

  1. It’s a great time to get started with smart contract security given the increasing popularity of blockchain technology. Watch @cyberboyIndia’s talk on getting started with smart contract security.


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