Chapter 6. Web Server and Web Application Testing with BackTrack

Objectives

We’ll be discussing how to use BackTrack throughout this chapter. You can download the BackTrack ISO from http://www.remote-exploit.org/. This chapter covers port 80. A responsive port 80 (or 443) raises several questions for attackers and penetration testers:

  • Can I compromise the Web server due to vulnerabilities on the server daemon itself?

  • Can I compromise the Web server due to its unhardened state?

  • Can I compromise the application running on the Web server due to vulnerabilities within the application?

  • Can I compromise the Web server due to vulnerabilities within ...

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