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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.
GetSimple CMS is a free and open source web Content Management System based on PHP. It uses XML files to store the content.y.
GetSimple CMS (< 3.3.15 ) is vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution documented in CVE-2019-11231.
Objective: Your task is to find and exploit this vulnerability.
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