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Real-World Bug Hunting by Peter Yaworski

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17OAUTH VULNERABILITIES

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OAuth is an open protocol that simplifies and standardizes secure authorization on web, mobile, and desktop applications. It allows users to create accounts on websites without having to create a username or password. It’s commonly seen on websites as the Sign in with platform button like the one shown in Figure 17-1, where the platform is Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, or so on.

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Figure 17-1: Example OAuth Sign in with Google button

OAuth vulnerabilities are a type of application configuration vulnerability, meaning ...

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