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simplebooklet takeover detection

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What is the "simplebooklet takeover detection?"

The "simplebooklet takeover detection" module is designed to detect potential takeover vulnerabilities in the simplebooklet software. Takeover vulnerabilities can allow unauthorized individuals to gain control over a website or application, potentially leading to data breaches or other security issues. This module has a high severity level, indicating that it is important to address any vulnerabilities it detects promptly.

This module was authored by pdteam.


If a takeover vulnerability is present in the simplebooklet software, it could allow malicious actors to gain control over the affected website or application. This could result in unauthorized access to sensitive data, manipulation of content, or other malicious activities.

How does the module work?

The "simplebooklet takeover detection" module works by analyzing the responses received from the target website or application and comparing them against predefined matching conditions. It checks for specific indicators that suggest a takeover vulnerability may be present.

One of the matching conditions used by this module is a DSL (Domain Specific Language) rule that checks if the host is not an IP address. This helps identify cases where the website or application is hosted on a domain rather than an IP address.

Another matching condition involves searching for a specific word in the response. In this case, the module looks for the phrase "We can't find this <a href="" in the response. If this phrase is found, it indicates a potential takeover vulnerability.

The module may also send HTTP requests to gather additional information and validate the presence of the vulnerability. However, the specific details of these requests are not provided in the module definition.

It is important to note that this module is just one test case within the Vidoc platform, which utilizes multiple modules to perform comprehensive scanning and detection of various security issues.

For more information, you can refer to the can-i-take-over-xyz GitHub repository.

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Passive global matcher
dsl: Host != ipand
word: We can't find this <a href="https://simp...
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