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How to exploit this include_once vulnerability in PHP?

I'm performing static analisys on a PHP code and came across with this situation: include_once SYSTEM_PATH . 'languages/content-' . $_COOKIE ['lang'] . '.php'; If I try to hack with this HTTP ...
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Stored Cross-Site Scripting Without Parentheses or Spaces

I'm testing a commenting application that takes a link of the form http://google.com and puts it in an href tag as so: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://google.com"> The resulting comment is ...
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use after free vulnerability [closed]

I am struggling trying to understand use after free vulnerabilities, can someone explain it for me with C language source code, and how it can be used to write to arbitary memory location or to cause ...
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security issues with OOXML of POI

I read the announcement today related to security issues with OOXML. These issues are fixed as part of 3.10.1 version (issue : CVE-2014-3574 and CVE-2014-3529). However it does not list which all ...
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How do I report a vulnerability? [closed]

How would I report an international security vulnerability which could cause a lot of damage? I am asking how & where I would report this vulnerability, not now to create a simple vulnerability. ...
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Is CN/Hostname verification against SSL certificate required for non browser software using openssl & why?

In presence of 'trust certificates' & other attributes .. how important is this? Does OpenSSL implement it now & If not why does OpenSSL not implement? This is between non browser client ...
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How easy is it, really, to be hacked as an average user?

tl;dr at the bottom I have been searching around and I haven't been able to find a definitive answer to the question(s). I mainly work with OS X so that will be the base for my questions. How easy ...
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Creative vulnerabilities in unix eval command [closed]

I'm reading through past exams for an information security subject and I came across this. #!/bin/sh #applications launcher X=$1 eval "$X" "Do you think the program is vulnerable to attacks? ...
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Directory names using extensions a security risk?

In our app (PHP, MySQL) we allow users to create templates which are stored in their own subdirectory (which is named by the template name). Someone suggested to use standard file name sanitization ...
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How is a process forced to execute binary code?

I want to understand how a vulnerable internet facing process on some computer is exploited to run arbitrary binary code. I understand how buffer overflows could be used to overwrite the return ...
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TLS v 1.1 vulnerabilities

My question concern TLS : What are the main vulnerabilities of TLS v1.1 ? Actually, none RFC describes v1.1 vulnerabilities, neither what pushed them to change to the new protocol 1.2 except ...
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What types of software vulnerabilities are out there? [closed]

I have search a lot in the internet and I didn't find anything that is directly answer my question. What type of vulnerabilities are out there. I mean vulnerabilities like buffer overrun, not like XSS ...
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Struts2 + action prefix vulnerability + CVE-2013-4310

CVE-2013-4310 indicates the action prefix (action:) feature of struts2 framework is vulnerable. Hence the vendor released the patch(?) by disabling this feature. However, there is an option to enable ...
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How to access directories disallowed in robots.txt?

While scanning my website with uniscan it found my robots.txt file which disallows access to /cgi-bin/ and other directories, but they are not accessible in browser. Is there a way to access the ...
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How to use a Blind SQL-i keyword?

After scanning my website with uniscan I found a few vulnerabilities. I found this answer here and tried but it does not return anything except what it should return. Blind SQL Injection: [+] Vul ...
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What does the field vuln-security-protection stand-for in the NVD cve lists 2.0?

In the different NVD files which enumerates the CVE, which can be found here There is from time to time the field <vuln:security-protection> , containing often the value ALLOWS_OTHER_ACCESS or ...
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manually approach to check vulnerabilities?

How to check for different vulnerabilities mainly XSS, SQL Injection, CSRF manually??? We are not supposed to use any interceptor tool to read request and all. Is there any other way by which we can ...