Security Testing Test Scenarios

1. Check for SQL injection attacks
2. Secure pages should use HTTPS protocol
3. Page crash should not reveal application or server info. Error page should be displayed for this
4. Escape special characters in input
5. Error messages should not reveal any sensitive information
6. All credentials should be transferred over an encrypted channel
7. Test password security and password policy enforcement
8. Check application logout functionality
9. Check for Brute Force Attacks
10. Cookie information should be stored in encrypted format only
11. Check session cookie duration and session termination after timeout or logout
11. Session tokens should be transmitted over secured channel
13. Password should not be stored in cookies
14. Test for Denial of Service attacks
15. Test for memory leakage
16. Test unauthorized application access by manipulating variable values in browser address bar
17. Test file extension handing so that exe files are not uploaded and executed on server
18. Sensitive fields like passwords and credit card information should not have auto complete enabled
19. File upload functionality should use file type restrictions and also anti-virus for scanning uploaded files
20. Check if directory listing is prohibited
21. Password and other sensitive fields should be masked while typing
22. Check if forgot password functionality is secured with features like temporary password expiry after specified hours and security question is asked before changing or requesting new password
23. Verify CAPTCHA functionality
24. Check if important events are logged in log files
25. Check if access privileges are implemented correctly

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