Questions tagged [local-file-inclusion]

Local File Inclusion (also known as LFI) allows an attacker to include files in server-side through the web browser. LFI is commonly found to affect web applications that rely on a scripting runtime. This occurs mainly due to a bad input validation mechanism, wherein the user’s input is passed to the file include commands without proper validation.

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Does Windows Server ship with any sensitive images in the filesystem?

I'm working with an interesting vulnerability I found which enables local file inclusion (LFI) on a target server. In summary, there is a PDF generation API endpoint which accepts an HTML string as ...
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How does Local File Inclusion (LFI) work?

In the past few days, I have created my own webserver to serve as my sandbox for learning pen-testing. I saw this blog (https://outpost24.com/blog/from-local-file-inclusion-to-remote-code-execution-...
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Bypass Local File Inclusion(LFI) prevention filters

I have these two LFI filters and i want to bypass them $bad = str_replace('../','',$_GET['bad']); while( substr_count($bad, '../', 0)) { $bad = str_replace('../', '', $bad);...
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How can I read local files from blind XSS?

When I do one of these payloads, I can see /etc/passwd: <iframe src=file:///etc/passwd></iframe> <img src="xasdasdasd" onerror="document.write('<iframe src=file:///etc/...
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Log poisoning prevention in the context of LFI

Back in the day, mostly, such injections were taking place over the server log files. Such files are the Apache error log, the Access log and more. Techniques like these have been used for years and, ...
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LFI filter bypass

$patterns[0] = '/[^[:print:]]+/'; // remove non-printable characters $patterns[1] = '/[ \t]+$/'; // remove whitespace at end of string $patterns[2] = '/^[ \t]+/'; // remove whitespace at ...
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Path traversal limited

I trying to pentest website. I know that there are files named "file1" and "file2". The server is nginx. So I did this test: http://example.com/file1..%2ffile2 => 404 http://...
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DVWA - Converting Local File Inclusion to Remote Code Exploitation

I'm reading this blog and it says: If the /proc/self/environ file can be accessed through LFI, then in this case “RCE” can be achieved by requesting the file in combination with the payload written ...