I was always sad when I couldn’t use sqlmap when the injection was not very simple. Of course I always expected that to be my fault, that I didn’t spent enough time to configure sqlmap properly. So the other day when I tested an application and found an sql injection which was a pain in the neck to exploit manually, I rolled up my sleeves and started to look at source code of sqlmap to figure out some parameters which I never knew what they did. This blog post is about the
--eval parameter which allows you to manipulate the requests before sending them.