SSRF Bug Leads To AWS Metadata Exposure

Raymond Lind
5 min readOct 26, 2022

How can you leverage an SSRF (“Server Side Request Forgery”) vulnerability to evade filters and leak internal AWS credentials on a web application? Today I will discuss how I managed to utilize a webpage screenshot feature to bypass certain filters and exfiltrate server side AWS Metadata.


Raymond Lind

Passionate Cybersecurity Professional and Advocate. A Love For Ethical Hacking, Bug Bounty Hunting, And Protecting All Technology.