Local file inclusion tricks of the trade

Tuesday, 22 July 2008, 12:43 AM EST

Everyone understands that local file includes are bad. The ability to execute an arbitrary file as code is unquestionably a security risk and should be protected against. However, the process of exploitation can be rather involved and is commonly misunderstood. In this post I want to clarify the risks involved in this type of vulnerability and the complications involved in exploitation.

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