API 213 - Mitigating APIs Mass Assignment

Course Details

Course Number: API 213

Course Duration: 15 minutes

Course CPE Credits: 0.3

Foreign Languages Available:

  • English

Course Overview

Mass Assignment occurs when adversaries exploit unexposed object properties or methods through API parameters. An API might be vulnerable to Mass Assignment if the application directly binds parameters to an internal object’s properties without proper validation.

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Avoid direct use automatic binding
  • Define and enforce schemas for input payloads
  • Validate and filter input before binding
  • Use read-only properties where appropriate
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