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OS Command Injection

OS Command Injection attacks occur when the hacker attempts to execute system level commands through a vulnerable web application.  These high impact server/application injections help the hacker to bypass administrator privileges and execute malicious OS commands. Just like SQL injections, OS Command injections can be blind or error-based.

Meta-characters (&, |, /;) are usually used to merge commands and create malicious OS Command Injections, that can be used to exploit vulnerable applications.

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