Vulnerabilities in E-Commerce and Social Networking sites


Some common vulnerabilities and exploits in e-commerce sites are-

  • SQL injections
  • Price manipulation
  • Buffer overflow
  • Cross-site scripting
  • Remote command execution
  • Weak authentication and authorization

Some common weakness and attacks in social networking applications are-

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • Cross-Site¬†Scripting (XSS)
  • Database Injection
  • Open Redirector
  • Privacy/Authentication

Most of them overlap and are clearly part of the OWASP Top Ten web vulnerabilities.

References-

https://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/common-security-vulnerabilities-e-commerce-systems