iOS Penetration Testing Lab Environment

Damn Vulnerable iOS App (DVIA) is an iOS application that is damn vulnerable. Its main goal is to provide a platform to mobile security enthusiasts/professionals or students to test their iOS penetration testing skills in a legal environment. This application covers all the common vulnerabilities found in iOS applications (following OWASP top 10 mobile risks) and contains several challenges that the user can try. This application also contains a section where a user can read various articles on iOS application security.

Vulnerabilities and Challenges Include …
  • Insecure Data Storage
  • Extension Vulnerabilities
  • Attacks on third party libraries
  • Jailbreak Detection
  • Runtime Manipulation
  • Piracy Detection
  • Sensitive information in memory
  • Transport Layer Security (http, https, cert pinning)
  • Client Side Injection
  • Information Disclosure
  • Broken Cryptography
  • Security Decisions via Untrusted input
  • Side channel data leakage
  • Application Patching
All these vulnerabilities and their solutions have been tested up to iOS 8.2
The app also contains a section on iOS Application Security Tutorials for those who want to learn iOS Application Pentesting. Every challenge/vulnerability has a link for a tutorial that users can read to learn more on that topic.

This app will only run on devices running iOS 7 or later. Users can download the source code and run the application on previous versions of iOS as well.

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