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  1. Web Security Academy
  2. Cross-site scripting
  3. Exploiting
  4. Lab

Lab: Exploiting XSS to perform CSRF

PRACTITIONER

This lab contains a stored XSS vulnerability in the blog comments function. To solve the lab, exploit the vulnerability to perform a CSRF attack and change the email address of someone who views the blog post comments.

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Learning path

If you're following our suggested learning path, please note that this lab requires some understanding of topics that we haven't covered yet. Don't worry if you get stuck; try coming back later once you've developed your knowledge further.

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