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PHuiP-FPizdaM (CVE-2019-11043)

cve-2019 | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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In 2019, an interesting bug was discovered in PHP-FPM. It was a buffer-underflow attack, and therefore, it happened to be a bug that required knowledge of both binary and web domains for successful exploitation (when trying it manually).

In this lab, we will learn how to detect and exploit the PHuiP-FPizdaM RCE vulnerability (CVE-2019-11043) in a realistic environment and leverage it for running arbitrary commands on the compromised server.

In this lab environment, the user will get access to a Kali GUI instance. The target server runs a vulnerable version of PHP-FPM and can be accessed using the tools installed on Kali at http://demo.ine.local.

Objective: Exploit the PHuiP-FPizdaM vulnerability (CVE-2019-11043) and retrieve the flag!

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