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Penetration Testing with Perl by Swizec Teller

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Content management systems

A content management system (CMS), is a web application that can be used to manage user content for a weblog, website, or forum. It manages all kinds of data including text, images, sound files, videos and more. For instance, the well-known WordPress CMS can be used to manage content for a weblog. WordPress handles input text content for weblog posts, automatic timestamps for posts and comments, comments by users, and even multimedia content for the entire site.

Finding and exploiting content management systems is certainly a task that we can automate using Perl programming. In this section, we will simply cover how to construct the vulnerability analysis tool for a simple WordPress CMS-driven weblog. Finding the WordPress-driven ...

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