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Cornucopia 6

Ensure all forms of error are handled robustly and consistently (e.g. web server, application server, database server, JavaScript, other interpreters). This encompasses:

Implement generic error messages and use custom error pages. The application should handle application errors and not rely on the server configuration. Properly free allocated memory when error conditions occur. Error handling logic associated with security controls should deny access by default. When exceptions occur, fail securely.

How to play?

Aaron can bypass controls because error/exception handling is missing, or is implemented inconsistently or partially, or does not deny access by default (i.e. errors should terminate access/execution), or relies on handling by some other service or system


Owasp ASVS (4.0): 4.1.5 ,7.1.4

Capec: 54 ,98 ,164

Owasp SCP: 109,110,111,112,155

Owasp Appsensor:

Safecode: 4,11,23

ASVS (4.0) Cheatsheetseries Index

ASVS V4.1 - General Access Control Design

ASVS V7.1 - Log Content Requirements


Command Injection

Password Guessing/Brute Force Attacks

Error message exploitation

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