Applies to ReadyAPI 3.1, last modified on February 14, 2020

The Sensitive Files Exposure assertion checks whether ReadyAPI can access sensitive files by checking the HTTP status code it has got from the server. The list of sensitive files is provided in the configuration of the Sensitive Files Exposure security scan.

The security scan works by replacing parts of the resource path by the file paths specified in the scan configuration. The assertion fails if the server returns the 200 OK status code. If the status code is informative (401 or 403), the assertion will return a warning.

Sensitive Files Exposure Assertion: Scan results

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Availability

In SoapUIĀ security tests: Use this assertion with the Sensitive Files Exposure security scan.

Create an assertion

Follow these steps:

Secure: The Assertions panel

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  1. Open a security test.

  2. Select Response Assertion.

  3. Click in the Assertions panel

In the New Assertions dialog, search for the Sensitive Files Exposure assertion or select it manually in the Security category.

See Also

Security Assertions
Weak Password Assertion
Sensitive Information Exposure Assertion
Cross Site Scripting Assertion
Basic Authorization Assertion

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