Chapter 5

Blind SQL Injection Exploitation

Marco Slaviero

Solutions in this chapter:

• Finding and Confirming Blind SQL Injection

• Using Time-Based Techniques

• Using Response-Based Techniques

• Using Alternative Channels

• Automating Blind SQL Injection Exploitation


So you’ve found a SQL injection point, but the application just gives you a generic error page? Or perhaps it gives you the page as normal, but there is a small difference in what you get back, visible or not? These are examples of blind SQL injection—where we exploit without any of the useful error messages or feedbacks that we saw in Chapter 4. Don’t worry though—you can still reliably exploit SQL injection even in these scenarios.

We saw a number of classic ...

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