XSL PHP III

This exercise covers the exploitation of a PHP application using XSL

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In this challenge, we delve into the intricacies of Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) and its potential to induce unforeseen behaviors in PHP applications. The task is to gain command execution, which is facilitated by the activation of a specific native PHP function. Initially, you are unaware of which function is enabled, requiring you to uncover it through careful examination and exploitation of the application.

The process begins by attempting to read the source code of the application to identify the permissible PHP function. Once identified, you modify your payload to utilize this function for executing commands. The challenge emphasizes the importance of understanding the application's architecture and the functionality of XSL in conjunction with PHP.

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