Understanding Prototype Pollution

Gupta Bless
4 min readNov 5, 2023
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JavaScript is widely used for client side validation but nowadays also used to build servers or some backend applications. Due to which there is more probability of execution of server side pollution and enables more threats surfaces to exploit the JavaScript at runtime. Prototype pollution is basically an injection attack that targets the runtime JavaScript. As we all know JavaScript is one of the object-oriented programming…

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