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New Strategy for Mitigating of SQL Injection Attack

by Ammar Alazab, Ansam Khresiat
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 154 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Ammar Alazab, Ansam Khresiat
10.5120/ijca2016911974

Ammar Alazab, Ansam Khresiat . New Strategy for Mitigating of SQL Injection Attack. International Journal of Computer Applications. 154, 11 ( Nov 2016), 1-10. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016911974

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2016911974,
author = { Ammar Alazab, Ansam Khresiat },
title = { New Strategy for Mitigating of SQL Injection Attack },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Nov 2016 },
volume = { 154 },
number = { 11 },
month = { Nov },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-10 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume154/number11/26532-2016911974/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016911974 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Ansam Khresiat
%T New Strategy for Mitigating of SQL Injection Attack
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%V 154
%N 11
%P 1-10
%D 2016
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

SQL injection attack (SQLIA) is a serious threat to web applications. A successful SQLIAs can have serious consequences to the victimized organization that include financial lose, reputation lose, compliance and regulatory breach. Therefore, developing approaches for mitigating SQLIA is paramount important. To this end, we propose an approach based on negative tainting along with SQL keyword analysis for detecting and preventing SQLIA. We have tested our proposed approach on all types of SQLIAs techniques by generating SQL queries containing legitimate SQL commands and SQLIA. We present an analysis and evaluation of the proposed approach to demonstrate its effectiveness in detecting and protecting SQLIA attack.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Cybercrime SQL Injection SQLIA Vulnerabilities Web Application Security