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VMware Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability

This modules exploits the VMware Server Directory Traversal vulnerability in VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.10 build 203137 and 2.x before 2.0.2 build 203138 on Linux, VMware ESXi 3.5, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 and 3.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files. Common VMware server ports 80/8222 and 443/8333 SSL. If you want to download the entire VM, check out the gueststealer tool.

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Module Name



  • CG <cg [at]>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/scanner/http/vmware_server_dir_trav msf auxiliary(vmware_server_dir_trav) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(vmware_server_dir_trav) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(vmware_server_dir_trav) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(vmware_server_dir_trav) > run

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