Prototype pollution

Exploring prototype pollution in Node.js.

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Course description

Prototype pollution is a JavaScript-specific type of attack that can lead to multiple outcomes, including SQL injections, denial-of-service and arbitrary code execution. In this course, we will go through real-life examples of such attacks and learn to protect against them.

Course syllabus

Prototype pollution - the basicsDuration: 15:57

Prototype pollution is a JavaScript-specific type of attack that can lead to multiple outcomes, including SQL injections, denial of service and arbitrary code execution. In this video, we will go through real-life examples of such attacks and learn to protect against them.

Prototype pollution in Node.js - let's exploitDuration: 16:37

In this video, we will focus on real-life exploitation of prototype pollution and how it can lead to arbitrary code execution on the server.

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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