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Pentesterlab Essential Badge Review

Pentesterlab Essential Badge is a must for someone who would want to get introduced to common web application vulnerabilities. The badge contains around 60 labs.

Below are vulnerabilities that are discussed in the badge :

  1. Authentication
  2. Authorization
  3. Code Execution and Command Execution
  4. Directory Traversal and File Inclusion
  5. LDAP, SQLi and MongoDB injection
  6. XSS
  7. Open Redirect
  8. SSRF and SSTI
  9. File Upload
  10. XML Injection

This essential badge helps you get familiar with basic vulnerabilities. The labs involve very descriptive tutorials and solution also there is hand holding, unlike Portswigger Labs which just gives you theory and a hint to solve the challenge. The main intention is to get feel of the vulnerabilities.