File Inclusion Vulnerabilities - Cyber Sapiens Internship Task-19

What is File Inclusion Vulnerability?

The File Inclusion vulnerability allows an attacker to include a file, usually exploiting a “dynamic file inclusion” mechanism implemented in the target application. The vulnerability occurs due to the use of user-supplied input without proper validation.

What are the Different Types of File Inclusion Vulnerabilities?

There are mainly two types of File Inclusion Vulnerabilities:

  1. Local File Inclusion:
Local File Inclusions
  1. traversal sequences stripped non-recursively:
  1. Null byte (%00)
  1. Encoding:
  1. From Existent Folder:
Remote File Inclusion
  1. Back Slashes:
  1. Null Byte:

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Prajit Sindhkar

Prajit Sindhkar

I am a India Based Security Researcher, Bugcrowd Top 500 Hacker and Bug Bounty Leader of the BUGXS Community