How to Use Commix to Automate Exploiting Command Injection Flaws in Web Applications

The ability to execute system commands via a vulnerable web application makes command injection a fruitful attack vector for any hacker. But while this type of vulnerability is highly prized, it can often take quite a bit of time to probe through an entire application to find these flaws. Luckily, there is a useful tool called Commix that can automate this process for us. What Is Commix? Commix, which is a portmanteau of command injection exploiter, is an open-source tool used to test web apps for command injection-based vulnerabilities and bugs. It is automated, making it very easy to... more

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