06 February 2013 | 3,020 views

Weevely – PHP Stealth Tiny Web Shell

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Weevely is a stealth PHP web shell that provides a telnet-like console. It is an essential tool for web application post exploitation, and can be used as stealth backdoor or as a web shell to manage legit web accounts, even free hosted ones.

Weevely is currently included in Backtrack and Backbox and all the major Linux distributions oriented for penetration testing.

  • More than 30 modules to automatize administration and post exploitation tasks:
    • Execute commands and browse remote filesystem, even with PHP security restriction
    • Audit common server misconfigurations
    • Run SQL console pivoting on target machine
    • Proxy your HTTP traffic through target
    • Mount target filesystem to local mount point
    • Simple file transfer from and to target
    • Spawn reverse and direct TCP shells
    • Bruteforce SQL accounts through target system
    • Run port scans from target machine
    • And so on..
  • Backdoor communications are hidden in HTTP Cookies
  • Communications are obfuscated to bypass NIDS signature detection
  • Backdoor polymorphic PHP code is obfuscated to avoid HIDS AV detection

You can download Weevely v1.0 here:


Or read more here.


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