Vulnerable REST API with OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for security testing.
VAmPI is a vulnerable API made with Flask and it includes vulnerabilities from the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for APIs. It was created as I wanted a vulnerable API to evaluate the efficiency of tools used to detect security issues in APIs. It includes a switch on/off to allow the API to be vulnerable or not while testing. This allows to cover better the cases for false positives/negatives. VAmPI can also be used for learning/teaching purposes.
- Based on OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities for APIs.
- OpenAPI3 specs and Postman Collection included.
- Global switch on/off to have a vulnerable environment or not.
- Token-Based Authentication (Adjust lifetime from within app.py)
VAmPI's flow of actions is going like this: an unregistered user can see minimal information about the dummy users included in the API. A user can register and then login to be allowed using the token received during login to post a book. For a book posted the data accepted are the title and a secret about that book. Each book is unique for every user and only the owner of the book should be allowed to view the secret.