My company has designed an web application and its going to be hosted soon, I would like to know what type of attacks can be carried on the web application to test the security of my web application

Right now I have tried the following attacks

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

  • Client-State Manipulation

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF)

  • Cross Site Script Inclusion (XSSI)

  • Path Traversal

  • Denial of service attacks

  • DoS via ajax

  • Phishing via ajax

  • SQL injection

I have carried out the above mentioned attacks and I wish to know any other type of attacks to test my web application before its going to be hosted.

closed as not a real question by AviD Oct 11 '12 at 16:09

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    This question is overly broad and could only be properly answered with several books. – GdD Oct 10 '12 at 9:53
  • As the previous comment, and the answer below, both mentioned - this topic is simply HUGE, and is not a simple question. As mentioned, do some research, such as OWASP, also check out SANS 25, Mitre's CWE, and any number of books and sites on the matter. And that will still not be complete... Perhaps you can ask a more specific question? – AviD Oct 11 '12 at 16:12

There are a huge number of possible attacks. The ones you mention cover most of it, but things like session management problems, DOM injection, misconfigured AJAX cross-domain policy, etc. are all problems too.

Check out the OWASP Top 10 project, and the OWASP Cheat Sheets for a more comprehensive list.

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