XML External Entity

An XML External Entity vulnerability is used to attack a program that uses XML files from an external source. If executed properly, an attack can let you view the contents of files on a host system. The way this is done is using entity’s in XML which essentially act as variables. For example: <?xml version=”1.0″ […]

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Buffer Overflow

A Buffer Overflow is when information is written into a buffer that is to small to held and memory next to the buffer is overwritten.  Buffer overflows are usually associated with the C programming language because there is no array bounds checking. Buffer Overflows can be used by an attacker to run malicious code by […]

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