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Vulnerable Nginx IX
infra-nginx | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
Nginx, even though young by World Wide Web years, is as popular as Apache today. In this series of challenges, we hope to explore how attackers can exploit webapps running on Nginx arising due to server misconfigurations and/or application vulnerabilities. Take a look at the scenario below:
The target server is hosting a simple web app. The web app is not vulnerable but the server side includes are enabled on the server.
Objective: Your objective is to print the current date & time of the server on the home page and retrieve the flag!
The flag is stored in one of the environment variables.
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