PHP File Inclusion

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PHP, as many other languages, allows the inclution of files in order to provide or extend the functionality of the current file.

Risk Factors



include '/path/filename.php';
include_once 'path/filename.class.php';
require '../path/';
require_once '';

Related Attacks

  • Remote file inclusion using variables from the request POST or GET

Related Vulnerabilities

Related Controls

Related Technical Impacts


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