As part of an assessment I'm using mysql to poke around at a compromised hosts' filesystem. As I seemed to remember from the last time I played with it, some files can be read (eg. /etc/passwd) and ...
I am starting on sqlmap, and have dvwa for practicing web app penetration. I am having the error "Could not connect to the database - please check the config file." Not sure what the problem is but ...
Suppose that I have full root access to mysql databases, but not root user shell (linux). How can I use the full root access to mysql databases to execute root commands?