Node.js denial-of-service

This course will focus on different ways of obtaining denial-of-service in Node.js and how to prevent them.

5 videos  //  77 minutes of training

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Course description

It will cover the cases of ReDoS (Regex DoS) and pool exhaustion.

Course syllabus

Refresher about denial-of-serviceDuration: 15:38

This video will focus on different ways of obtaining denial of service in Node.js and how to prevent them. It will cover the cases of ReDoS (Regex DoS) and pool exhaustion.

Denial-of-service over regular expressionsDuration: 16:25

This video looks at exploits in Regular Express DoS and gives answers on how to avoid them.

Denial-of-service though object deserializationDuration: 15:31

This video introduces DoS-over-object serialization and deserialization. Have you ever wondered if a single huge JSON file could break an application?

Denial-of-service over pool exhaustionDuration: 14:21

This video demonstrates how some applicative resources can be used to obtain a denial-of-service. We will use the example of a MongoDB injection used to block the single thread.

Denial-of-service over memory exhaustionDuration: 15:19

This video will discuss the impact of memory leaks in the case of Node.js applications and how they can lead to a denial-of-service.

Meet the author

Vladimir de Turckheim

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Vladimir works as a software engineer at Sqreen where he builds a tool to secure web applications. Previously, he was a professional security auditor and a web developer in agencies. He is one of the most active members of the Node.js Security Working Group where he handles the security of Node.js and its ecosystem.

Vladimir is an official Node.js collaborator and his contributions mostly focus on the domain of security and monitoring. He also often gives talks and training to software engineers to teach them about application security.

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