Remote file inclusion using Metasploitable

Remote file inclusion is a special way of exploiting file inclusion vulnerabilities. In the previous section, we learned how to include a file in the server and the ways to access it through local file inclusion vulnerabilities.

In this section, we will learn how to configure a server so that it allows the allow_url and allow_url_fopen functions. This will allow the inclusion of a file from a computer to the target website. We will learn how to inject a PHP file into the target computer, which will help us to run payloads and reverse shells and system commands, allowing access to the target or full control of the target server.

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