Web Exploits Explained

    Date01 Oct 2003
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The most common attacks that we all know of are discussed in this chapter. Hackers exploit web vulnerabilities that most have little or no control over. The most common web server vulnerabilities exist within Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), . . . The most common attacks that we all know of are discussed in this chapter. Hackers exploit web vulnerabilities that most have little or no control over. The most common web server vulnerabilities exist within Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), Sun ONE Java web server, Apache and a few other web servers. Hackers will research the most common and widely used web server's to find remotely exploitable vulnerabilities to gain root or full system access. The reason for this is because, when a remotely exploitable bug is found, this enables hackers to use their malicious exploit code on thousands, if not millions of hosts in which to comprise.
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