View the HTTP Request and Response of a Vulnerability

An HTTP request includes information that is sent by a client to the website over hypertext transfer protocol when you click a link, submit a button or expand a sidebar, for example. This information mostly contains the request method, the host address of the target site, the path or the page you requested, and some headers. The server responds to HTTP requests with an HTTP response. The HTTP request and response is reported in Acunetix 360. This is important, since it allows you to confirm the existence of the vulnerability and provides information on how to manually replicate it.

How to View the HTTP Request and Response of an Issue in Acunetix 360
  1. First, make sure you have completed a scan.
  2. From the sidebar, click Vulnerabilities, then All Vulnerabilities. The Vulnerabilities page is displayed. (Alternatively, from the sidebar, click Dashboard, then select an issue from the Latest Open Vulnerabilities panel. Or, from the sidebar, click Scans, then Recent Scans, then a particular scan, and an issue from that scan.)
  3. Select a Vulnerability. The Vulnerability page is displayed.

  1. In the Vulnerability Details panel, click the downward arrow to view more.
  2. Scroll down to view the HTTP request and HTTP response.

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