How To Install
DVWA in Kali Linux Using Xampp:
contains multiple vulnerabilities with which you can test your skills
in different ways, it offers three types of challenges, where you can
change the security mode.
With this script you can learn to test
vulnerabilities as: Brute force, Css, Sql Injection, Upload, XSS and
Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) is a PHP/MySQL web application that is damn
vulnerable. Its main goals are to be an aid for security
professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment,
help web developers better understand the processes of securing web
applications and aid teachers/students to teach/learn web application
security in a class room environment.
to install and use DVWA ?
install dvwa Download it From this link.
unzip dvwa*.zip, open
a terminal and type:
the unzipped files in your public html folder:
mv dvwa /opt/lampp/htdocs
point your browser to http://127.0.0.1/dvwa/index.phpTo
set up the database, simply click on the Setup button in the main
menu, then click on the ‘Create / Reset Database’ button. This will
create / reset the database for you with some data in.
receive an error while trying to create your database, make sure your
database credentials are correct within /config/config.inc.php
variables are set to the following by default:
‘db_user’ ] = ‘root’;
$_DVWA[ ‘db_password’ ] = ”;
‘db_database’ ] = ‘dvwa’;
An explanation of these
$_DVWA[ ‘db_user’ ] = ‘root’;
‘db_password’ ] = ‘your_database_password’;
] = ‘dvwa’;
the video tutorial
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