OWASP Top 10 Vulnerability Scans

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Top 10 Vulnerability Scans according to OWASP

Choose a website from the top-left drop-down menu and then ‘Scan’ > ‘Vulnerability Scan.’

The Open Web Application Security Project’s top 10 vulnerabilities are scanned for by cWatch (OWASP)

The findings point out any flaws in your website and offer suggestions for how to address them.

OWASP scans can be done on demand or scheduled on a weekly basis. You may also see the scan results from the previous ten scans.

  • Start by going to the cWatch dashboard.
  • Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.
  • Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.
  • The OWASP Top 10 window displays the results of the last scan and allows you to execute or schedule a new one.

The findings of the most recent scan are displayed in the last scan area on the right.

  1. Scan Date – The date of the most recent WASP vulnerability scan.
  2. The amount of OWASP top-10 categories that your site passed.
  3. Number of vulnerabilities discovered at each risk level: high, medium, low, and information.
  4. If you’ve recently completed a scan, click the ‘Refresh’ symbol in the top-right corner to reload the findings.
  5. The window allows you to do the following:

Run a scan whenever you like.

Scheduled Scans can be set up in a variety of ways.

View the most recent scan’s detailed results.

Examine the outcomes of prior scans.

Start a scan on-demand.

You can start a vulnerability scan manually at any time:

Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.

Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.

In the ‘OWASP Top 10 Scan’ tab, click ‘Start Scan’:

The domain will be scanned for OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities by cWatch.

The results of the scan are displayed in the ‘Last Scan’ box on the right.

To reload the scan results, click the ‘Refresh’ icon in the top-right corner.

If any vulnerabilities are discovered, alerts will be sent out.

For a detailed summary of detected vulnerabilities, click ‘View Full Report.’

For more information, see View detailed findings of the last scan.

Make a scan appointment.

 

On any of your websites, you may set up automatic weekly OWASP scans.

Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.

Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.

Enable the weekly scan using the switch in the OWASP pane, as illustrated in the screenshot below:

  • Weekly scans will begin the following day and run every week thereafter on the same day and at the same time.
  • If you set the weekly scan to run at 6:00 PM on Friday, the scans will run at 6:00 PM every Saturday.
  • View the most recent scan’s detailed results.
  • Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.
  • Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.
  • In the ‘OWASP Top 10’ Scan pane, click ‘View Full Report’ under ‘Last Scan.’
  • The number of threats in each OWASP attack category is displayed on the results page.
  • Column Descriptions for the OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities
  • Header of the column

Description

  • Rank
  • The assault category’s severity, or criticality.

Vulnerabilities

The number of threats discovered on your site in this category.

To get the full specifics of the threat, including a list of files affected and instructions for resolving the problem, click the number.

For further information, see View Details of Identified Vulnerabilities.

Description

A succinct description of the flaw.

View the Vulnerabilities that Have Been Found

The ‘OWASP Scan Results’ page includes full information about each vulnerability as well as instructions on how to fix them.

You can also make a request to have the risks manually removed by Comodo experts. Manual removal is only accessible for premium licence domains.

See the full list of vulnerabilities.

Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.

Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.

In the ‘OWASP Top 10’ Scan pane, click ‘View Full Report’ under ‘Last Scan.’

A list of the amount of vulnerabilities found in each of the top ten OWASP vulnerability categories.

Select a number in a category where vulnerabilities were discovered

Within that category, the details dialogue displays a list of individual danger kinds.

To see the files affected by a threat, select it from the drop-down menu. The findings also provide recommendations for addressing the threat:

The ‘Vulnerabilities’ pane displays a list of files that are vulnerable, along with their risk level.

The fix recommendations are summarised in the ‘Fix Guidance’ box.

The threat’s ‘Long Description’ window offers extensive background information.

Examine the outcomes of prior scans.

On your site, you may see the findings of the 10 most recent OWASP top 10 vulnerability scans.

Choose the desired website from the top-left menu.

Then select ‘Vulnerability Scan’ from the ‘Scan’ menu.

In the ‘OWASP Top Scan’ pane, click ‘View Scan History.’

At the top of the history window, the dates of previous scans are displayed.

Select a date to see comprehensive findings from that day’s scan.

If you need further assistance, go to View detailed findings of the last scan.

Melina Richardson is a Cyber Security Enthusiast, Security Blogger, Technical Editor, Certified Ethical Hacker, Author at Cybers Guards & w-se. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.