I want to perform rest testing, like strong text rest client but issue here is website which I am performing testing sets CSRF token in browser in such situation rest client gives 403 error, is there any alternative way to perform these test(s).

  • Are you doing Security testing of this REST service? As you have mentioned the tag 'security-testing', if yes which tool you are using for security testing?
    – Dhiman
    Oct 29, 2015 at 13:51
  • Your issue of CSRF token will get resolved with the answer mentioned in this question, after that you can proceed with the testing of your REST service. sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/15388/…
    – Dhiman
    Oct 29, 2015 at 13:52

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You can do it with burp :

Just make sure that you check Rest style url parameters

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Steps you can do were :

1)intercept the request with proxy of burp

2)Right click navigate to engagement tools -->CSRF poc

3)generate a csrf token with invalid/vulnerable parameters

4)check with browser to get the request

Detailed part can be found here

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