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Blind XPath Injection Attack: A Case Study

International Journal of System and Software Engineering

Volume 1 Issue 1

Published: 2013
Author(s) Name: Jyoti Lakhani | Author(s) Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
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Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) is adopted by different organizations as a data exchange format for web services and internet applications. The XML is much prone to hackers’ attack. The common hacking technique for XML is XPath injection. The attacker can exploit the XPath to manipulate the database. XPath Injection attack can even bypass the system security and results can be disastrous. In this communication Blind XPath code injection problem is being reviewed using a case study. This article discusses the extent of the problem and few principals for managing and solving XML deployment.

Keywords: XML, XPath Injection, Blind XPath Injection

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