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Subject: RE: [was] Meeting Minutes

Hi folks,

The WAS engine is checked into the CVS for WebScarab at SourceForge, or you
can get an interim release from my personal web page at

The WAS engine is not accessible through the GUI. You will need to call it
in the following way:

java -cp webscarab.jar org.owasp.webscarab.plugin.was.WASExecutor url

You may also need to get the jakarta commons libs, if it complains about
missing class files.

Currently, it does nothing with the test description. In particular, it does
not check to see whether it applies to a particular URL. That will probably
be done this week some time.

Also, it does not implement Request Body functionality, so you cannot do
POST. I have also not yet implemented building a request query from
individual parameter elements. If you want an URL with parameters, build it
in the <URL> block using ${variable} if necessary.

Currently, I think it should be sufficient to implement most of the Whisker
and Nikto tests, given the restrictions above.

I hope to have time to work on it this week.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Curphey
To: was@lists.oasis-open.org
Sent: 10/22/03 9:42 PM
Subject: [was] Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes from last weeks meeting are now posted on the OASIS

In short Rogan Dawes has created a basic WAS execution engine in order
the TC members to explore the limitations of the existing VulnXML format
design WAS accordingly.

So at this point we need people to start creating test cases, recording
limitations and designing WAS 1.0 accordingly. 

Please take time to download the current engine, build test cases and
your experience. 

Rogan, can you update everyone with the limitations of the current
build so we don't build test cases that are currently not implemented in
reference engine, and point everyone to the latest build ?


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