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Old 21st May 2012, 09:33
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Default How would you find the version of php running on a server you do not own?

I've searched google for this and you would need to insert php code to find out the version, I don't think you can do that own a server you don't own. I was told that if I connect to a website through telnet it would tell me the php version was running on the server.
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Create a php file with the following content:

Code:
<?php
phpinfo();
?>
upload it to your server and open it in the browser to get all php details incl. version number displayed.
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Try with the following command;
# curl -I http://domain.com

Output:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 03:42:54 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2.16 (Debian)
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.3.13-1~dotdeb.0
Content-Type: text/html
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If you can't upload a php file to make phpinfo(), or if PHP information is hidden from headers by ServerTokens directive, there's still one way to get PHP version. Add ?=PHPE9568F36-D428-11d2-A769-00AA001ACF42 to any .php url. For example index.php?=PHPE9568F36-D428-11d2-A769-00AA001ACF42. It still could be hidden, but sometimes administrators forget to hide it

If you see a guy with breadsticks - it's PHP 4.0.0 - 4.2.3
If you see a brown dog - it's PHP 4.3.0 - 4.3.10
If you see a black dog - it's PHP 4.3.11 - 4.4.6; or 5.0.4 - 5.1.2
If you see a rabbot - it's PHP 5.0.0 - 5.0.3
If you see a PHP logo - it's PHP 5.1.3 - 5.2.13
If you see a PHP elephant - it's 5.3.0 or newer
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