Username Hash Detected

Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024


A hash of the username “admin” was found in the response, suggesting a potential Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) vulnerability. Manual testing is needed to determine if this can be exploited.


Implement proper access controls to ensure users can only access resources they are authorized to view. Avoid exposing sensitive information, such as usernames or hashes, in client-side responses. Use indirect references, such as random tokens, instead of predictable identifiers for resource access.

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Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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