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On my friends website when I typed www.abc.com/?page=non existing page, I got page not found error.But when I gave www.abc.com/?page=www.google.com I got blank white page.So is this website vulnerable to RFI? Why did it show blank page instead of error page?

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This cannot be answered unless we know the source code of the application which handles this URL. –  Lucas Kauffman Sep 13 '13 at 5:49
Hey! What do you have against abc.com? I like my news! –  NULLZ Sep 13 '13 at 6:33
check the error-logs, if you have some. –  that guy from over there Sep 13 '13 at 6:44

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Generally if you're looking to test for RFI the way to approach it is to place a URL that you have control over as the parameter. That way then the URL is accessed you can look in the web server logs to see if you had a request from the server your assessing for that page.

As to whether this website is vulnerable, to be honest it's not possible to tell definitively from the information at hand.

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