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Reverse Shell vs Bind Shell

by HHHHarshil

What is a Shell?

A program that takes input from a keyboard and gives it to the OS to process.

Commonly referred to as the terminal/command prompt.

Different Types of Shells include:

What is a Bind Shell?

Binds a command prompt to a port on the server which the client can then connect to.

What are common issues associated with Bind Shells?

What is a Reverse Shell?

Server creates a connection then attempts to reach back out to the client.

What are common issues associated with Reverse Shells?