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A developer has deployed a modified version of botman chat bot on his website. However, while making the code changes, he has accidentally made the bot vulnerable to XML External Entity (XXE).
Objective: Exploit the XXE vulnerability in chat bot and retrieve the flag!
- Once you start the lab, you will have access to a Kali GUI instance
- Your Kali has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.2. Run "ip addr" to know the values of X and Y.
- The target website should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3 and can be reached on target-1 domain.
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
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