Exploiting XXE for SSRF

Gupta Bless
4 min readOct 10, 2020

Retrieving IAM credentials of EC2 instance using xxe and ssrf

Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF):- SSRF is an attack in which an attacker can force a vulnerable server to trigger malicious requests to third-party servers and or to internal resources.

For more on SSRF and its exploitation check my previous blog: