SQL Injection Explained – Part 10: Web Shells

Author: Jeremy Druin
Twitter: @webpwnized
Description: Using somewhat advanced SQL injection, we inject a new PHP file into the web root of the PHP server using and SQL injection vulnearbility in Mutillidae. The injection is a command shell written in PHP that give root access to the operating system.

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