Lab: User role can be modified in user profile


This lab has an admin panel at /admin. It's only accessible to logged-in users with a roleid of 2.

Solve the lab by accessing the admin panel and using it to delete the user carlos.

You can log in to your own account using the following credentials: wiener:peter


  1. Log in using the supplied credentials and access your account page.
  2. Use the provided feature to update the email address associated with your account.
  3. Observe that the response contains your role ID.
  4. Send the email submission request to Burp Repeater, add "roleid":2 into the JSON in the request body, and resend it.
  5. Observe that the response shows your roleid has changed to 2.
  6. Browse to /admin and delete carlos.

Community solutions

Rana Khalil
Michael Sommer (no audio)