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The attacker might not have any user-level access to the web application. However, this does not mean that the application cannot be attacked remotely. Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities could be triggered even by unauthenticated users.
In the exercise below, the attacker is not authenticated to the web application and needs to find a remote code execution attack to execute arbitrary commands on the server.
TestLink is web-based test management and test execution system. It enables quality assurance teams to create and manage their test cases as well as to organize them into test plans. These test plans allow team members to execute test cases and track test results dynamically.
Testlink (< v1.9.17) is vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution documented in CVE-2018-7466.
The following information may be helpful in exploiting the vulnerability:
|Database Admin User||pentester|
|Database Admin Password||password1|
Objective: Your task is to find and exploit this vulnerability.
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