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Lab 1 Directory traversal(File path traversal, simple case)

Abhishek | Last updated: May 05, 2022 04:11PM UTC

How we know image(218.png) is present 3 directory or 4 directory under root directory eg image(218.png) can we present in directory /var/www/image/218.png or /var/www/image/abc/218.png, How we get to know this for applying Directory traversal or file path traversal to achieve the /etc/passwd file.

Ben, PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: May 06, 2022 09:37AM UTC

Hi, The lab follows on from the learning material detailed on the following page: https://portswigger.net/web-security/file-path-traversal So in this case, the lab is being used to demonstrate the theory presented in the learning material so that users have an opportunity to try out the examples provided in the learning materials.

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