Yasin Soliman

Yasin Soliman

I'm Yasin, a security analyst and researcher from the UK. This is my personal blog for sharing technical findings. I also write for Graham Cluley and Tripwire.


From RSS to XXE: feed parsing on Hootsuite

Mike Knoop's research into XXE exploitation inspired me to experiment with RSS parsing on Hootsuite. These vulnerabilities arise when a parser validates and processes XML-based input which contains references to an external entity. Within fifteen minutes of testing, I had gained a pingback and demonstrated an exfiltration of /etc/issue.…

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