SQL injection is a technique used to take advantage of non-validated input vulnerabilities to pass SQL commands through a Web application for execution by a backend database.

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Is it a security concern if MySQL manipulates parameter types?

This is a follow up to a question I posted on Stack Overflow but you don't need to read that question - I'm recapping the pertinent details here. I'm testing a PHP application which uses a MySQL ...
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How to identify column types during sql injection with “union all select” construct?

Situation is following: I have identified sql injection attack vector, and have following information about target table: It has six columns. (Identified using "order by"). I can see output of 3 of ...
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How sqlmap works to get all database info

I am curious how sqlmap able to get all the info from the database? I am using burp as proxy to view all the request and response. From the response I couldn't see any information related to the ...
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Is testing for SQL injection vulnerabilities still relevant in modern web applications?

First some background: I'm an Infrastructural Engineer with 5 years of experience mainly in Virtualization and Networking. I've spent the past year doing a lot of self study about security, passed ...
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Does read-only access to the database prevent sql injection?

I have a web api that connects to my SQL Server using a read-only connection and want to allow tech savvy users of my api to enter an SQL where clause on the querystring. I basically just want to tack ...
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How to make my PHP website vulnerable to SQL injection [duplicate]

For training purposes, I want to make a demo website vulnerable to SQL injection. I went to the .htaccess file in the server and added these 2 lines: php_flag magic_quotes_gpc Off php_flag ...
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how to separate arguments in sql query [closed]

I have this query : 'UNION ALL SELECT group_concat(username,password) from users-- and I want to separate username and password because when I execute the code it prints it all in one long string. ...
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Cookie based sqli [closed]

I have identified a website vulnerable to sql injection via a authentication token. Does anyone know where I can find a tutorial / example of cookie based sql injection?
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“&” character in url [duplicate]

I think I found a bug in my website but don't know how dangerous it is. My website will redirect you to a warning page whenever you click on a link that is pasted in the comments section. The url ...
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Are image uploads also vulnerable to sql injection?

I have some good knowledge how sql injections work. I see that the Googling inurl upload.php will tell one about the upload paths in a website. My Question is that if a person finds a path by which he ...
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Why the column fields doesn't show up on injection of column names?

I'm practicing SQL injection. I've been able to get the column names and table names on a test environment. query 1. On executing below query, I see adminId, adminUsername, adminPassword ...
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Injecting a query within a query that has an order by or group by function [closed]

Select * from Shop where Item = $item order by ProductNum desc I found this vulnerability within a website. To test if there's any vulnerabilities I inserted a single quotation after ...
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Would Insecure Direct References and SQL Injection be solved by using Row-Level Security and Per-User Connection Strings?

Regarding the following OWASP Vulnerabilities: Insecure Direct Object References By that I mean letting someone see /account/123/not-theirs (this could be the wrong reference I'm using above). SQL ...
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After trying successful SQL injection why the result isn't getting displayed on the webpage?

Below is the PHP code I wrote that allows SQL injection with one parameter ie 'id' in this case. On trying SQL injection via putting this 2' ORDER BY 1;--' in the parameter (id field ), I get ...
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SQL Injection in a Web Service URL as a Parameter Value [closed]

Obviously SQL Injection via the payload of a message is a very common practice and therefore it is always key to cover this (I already have in my code). However I'm just wondering about how possible ...
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Why Disallow Special Characters In a Password?

The culprit in this case is a particular (and particularly large) bank that does not allow special characters (of any sort) in their passwords: Just [a-Z 1-9]. Is their any valid reason for doing ...
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Demonstrating SQL injection

I want to do a demo for a login page that is vulnerable to SQL injection for training purposes. I already tried to build one using PHP and MySQL. I commented the code sanitation to make the page ...
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Can we join a table in this Ruby on Rails Direct Object Reference?

I am trying to inject a RoR application... I have found a nice command which will allow me to delete things unchecked...but the problem is that its not a problem its a very minor point, to make it a ...
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SQLMap: Testing implicit parameter URL

I'm pentesting a client's website but could not find a syntax to tell SQLMap that the variable it should test doesn't have an explicit name in the URL. I've already tried the MVC method that says to ...
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Testing SQL injection using sqlmap

I'm just started using sqlmap to test for possible SQL injection attacks. I have got a website which is vulnerable: C:\Python27>python xxx\sqlmap\sqlmap.py -u http://www.example.com/page.php?id=1 ...
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Cross site scripting when the greater than and less than signs are escaped?

If a website encodes < to &lt; and > becomes &gt;, is it still possible to perform cross site scripting? What would you enclose the script tags in? For example, on one of my sites I can ...
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Using INTO OUTFILE with INSERT

I have some free time so I'm testing various local vulnerable machines. In one particular lab machine, you first have to gain administration panel, and then use the available "insert" command and ...
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SQL injection — why isn't escape quotes safe anymore?

Raw SQL When you're writing SQL -- for anything that takes human input really, a lot of things have been done to avoid the injection. Everyone that's heard of SQL injection knows that (I'm going to ...
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Preventing SQL Injections

So I'm pretty new to SQL so I'm not too familiar with how to prevent any SQL injections. I have 1 main form that's being used as a poll and it currently only has 1 text field. At the moment I think ...
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SQL Injection Issue Multi-line query

I am currently doing a SQL Injection attack against a website in school(that the tech created) sadly I can't point anyone to the site in question, the teacher has allowed us to gain knowledge as ...
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Breaking mysql username and password form [closed]

I have two versions of a website. The first one has no security precautions against sql injections. So if I try something like: Username: hello_world Password: ' or ' 1=1 I'll be signed in as the ...
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Is there a way to bypass the inbuilt php functions for sqlinjection

If there is a way to bypass the built-in functions of PHP to protect against SQL injection or I should rely on some other filters rather than depending on built-in functions?
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Drupal SQLi only on login form?

Recently, CVE-2014-3704 was in the news. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute SQLi without the need of being logged in. However, I've looked to the available exploits, and I found only ...
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Proving SQL Injection Vulnerability

I have recently come across what I believe to be a serious flaw in the security of a 3rd party computer program used within my company. Apologies for deliberately keeping details vague, but I hope you ...
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Which of these DBMS offers the lowest security for SQLI? [closed]

Which of these DBMS offers lowest security for SQLI? Oracle, MYSQL, SQL Server, ProstgreSQL or DB2? Why? Could you explain to me, why some are more vunerable to SQLI?
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How to organize a CTF?

In the context of an IT event, my team would organize a CTF (Capture The Flag). About the challenges (we’re working on them). I want to have some references on the types and levels of difficulty that ...
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How to check for sql injection attack? [closed]

We do our final year project related to sql injection. For implementing sql injection attack which IDE or tool we used? bcoz netbeans and other type of IDE are more secured?
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How to use mySQL UNION operator in sql injection, with injectable password paramiter?

Can someone give me an example of sql injection with UNION operator, that returns users and passwords, with regards to the bellow php example. I've managed to inject simple 1 or 1=1... in the pass ...
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Blackbox testing for SQL injection

In my college, a security challenge event is going on for one whole month, Participants are expected to 'hack' into a website. The site has a login form, which accepts username and password and POSTs ...
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How to perform SQL injection with real_escape_string filter in place?

can someone give me an example of mySQL injection payload, which will bypass the real_escape_string() sanitize filter in regards to the below php example. function sanitizeStrXSS51($var) { global ...
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Learning ethical SQL injection with php login form

I'm learning ethical hacking and now I'm on sql injection topic. I'm also new to SQL and php. Ok, so I have local damn vulnerable website with back-end Linux, MySQL and Apache and now trying to use ...
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SQLmap over uni wifi [closed]

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but I'll give it a shot! I was playing around with Kali and SQLmap. I was just scanning some sites nothing serious. When I was doing this I ...
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SQL injection at work [closed]

We have a web form that can be filled out with text fields and then they get emailed to us at work. Today we got some SQL commands it looks like in a bunch of emails. I just would like to have a bit ...
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How to use ORM correctly to prevent SQL injection?

I read here that using ORM (like nHibernate) does not necessarily prevent SQL injection; for example, if you keep creating dynamic queries using your ORM framework you are still vulnerable. Fine, ...
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Does an ORM framework such as hibernate completely mitigate SQL injection?

I know that to prevent (prevent all or most?) SQL injection attacks that you should use parametrized queries. I've been using hibernate for a while instead of hand writing my sql statements. Are there ...
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How to validate report given by a white hat hacker

I give a contract to find vulnerabilities in my site to a white hat hacker. According to him he performed several attacks on my site for 15 days and find that there is no any security threats. I am ...
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How to prevent ASCII Encoded / Binary String SQL injection in CodeIgniter

I have been using CodeIgniter for two years and I am digging into penetration testing. I think that ActiveRecord does good job at preventing SQL injections, but is there any possibility of bypassing ...
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Is there an SQL injection equivalent on url-passed parameters to a servlet?

In SQL injection an attacker can craft a string that if left unchecked and executed it can complete and execute arbitrary SQL commands. Is there an equivalent to these kinds of attacks in JSP pages? ...
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String sql injection vs sql injection

What's the difference between normal sql injection and string based sql injection? An example would be appreciated. As far as I understand from the few readings around the net, string based sql ...
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Error-based SQL injection

I understand the conceptual idea behind error-based SQLi, but not the actual execution. In particular, I can't make sense of this expression: or 1 group by concat_ws(0x3a,version(),floor(rand(0)*2)) ...
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Is the separation of data from different applications via Oracle schemas considered secure?

I am evaluating the pros and cons of having different Oracle schemas vs. separate Oracle servers. Having a dedicated server for each application is really expensive and I only want to consider this if ...
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SQL injection on query (MySQL/PHP) [closed]

First, sorry if my issue is a duplicate! This is an exercise that I can not solve. It is an authentication, simply. But the problem is that the application does not check both the password and ...
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Can SQL injection lead to remote code execution?

Is it possible to execute some code (e.g. PHP code on a PHP-based web application) on the server through SQL injection? If yes, how exactly? I understand that un-escaped field can lead to SQL ...
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Is SQL injection possible with LIMIT?

A friend of mine built a web application that I'm testing for fun. I noticed that he allows a user to set the limit of a certain query, and that limit is not sanitized. For example, I can choose any ...
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Performant ways to identify potential SQL injection vulnerabilities in web applications [closed]

I [itsec novice] am developing a workflow/application for identifying potential SQL injection vulnerabilities in web applications and would like to get some professional opinions on my approach. ...