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  • Disable popup window for automatic backups

    When automatic backups are enabled, a window pops up and gains operating system focus to display backup process. When Burp is not the active Window, this can interrupt use of other applications. This is common for long-running scans. Please change this behavior, to avoid stealing focus. For example, display the progress bar either inside an existing window or in the title bar of the existing ma...

    1 Agent Answer    1 Community Answer
    Mar 11, 2015 08:50PM UTC
  • Additional step for scanner options when launching active scanner.

    It would be awesome to have an additional step when launching an active scan, for configuring what are the parameters that we want to scan without have to mess with the general config. For example: Lets say that for this scan I only want to test MySQL SQL Injections in URL parameters or only want to test for XSS in Body Parameters.

    2 Agent Answers    4 Community Answers
    Mar 06, 2015 10:59AM UTC
  • Add tests for SQL injection with Tabs rather than Spaces?

    I was working through the Pentester Lab: Web For Pentester (https://www.vulnhub.com/entry/pentester-lab-web-for-pentester,71/) SQL injections, and the Example 2 injection rejects all inputs with spaces in them. Using TAB characters (%09) instead of spaces works, but running the page through Burp Suite Pro's Active Scanner doesn't pick up on the vulnerability. Are there any plans to im...

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Mar 06, 2015 04:50AM UTC
  • Out-of-Scope Requests

    The following section: Options > Connections > Out-of-Scope Requests should be moved to Target Scope.

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Mar 03, 2015 05:44PM UTC
  • Every time the Burp is started, the previous Target - Scope and the Target Filter are reset.

    Every time the Burp is started, the previous Target - Scope and the Target Filter are reset.

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Feb 25, 2015 03:01PM UTC
  • save state wizard. (Exclude static content, Exclude by file extension)

    Hi, result: huge state file. why? huge static web application with few dynamic pages New feature on the save state wizard: Exclude static content / export dynamic content only Exclude by file extension Thanks in advance Tal

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Feb 23, 2015 11:23PM UTC
  • Auto start certain Engagement tools

    Target > Site map > right click on target URL > Engagement tools: Find comments - should auto start Find scripts - should auto start Find references already does this.

    2 Agent Answers    0 Community Answer
    Feb 22, 2015 09:28PM UTC
  • Ability to Add to Scope from Proxy Intercept Tab

    I do not believe this is possible today but I would like if there was an option "Add to scope" as one of the options under "Action" when intercepting packets. Thanks!

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Feb 11, 2015 06:10PM UTC
  • PHP extract() vulnerabilities

    Please see this post about the risks of using PHP function extract() improperly: http://davidnoren.com/2013/07/03/php-extract-vulnerability/ At the end of the post are a few ideas on how to test for it. Unsure if those can be automated. Submitting an official feature request, after noting user surreal requested this on the user forums: http://forum.portswigger.net/thread/1540/scanner-test-php-e...

    1 Agent Answer    0 Community Answer
    Feb 09, 2015 05:06PM UTC
  • force update check

    Already posted here and then noticed, this is the new way to do it. http://forum.portswigger.net/thread/1686/force-update-check Current situation/problem: Burp only checks for new versions on startup. So when you can only connect to the internet via a proxy and it is not entered on start, the update check will fail. The only way to recheck for an update is to enter the proxy, close and restar...

    3 Agent Answers    3 Community Answers
    Feb 08, 2015 09:55PM UTC