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Cambium cnPilot r200/r201 Command Execution as 'root'

Cambium cnPilot r200/r201 device software versions 4.2.3-R4 to 4.3.3-R4, contain an undocumented, backdoor 'root' shell. This shell is accessible via a specific url, to any authenticated user. The module uses this shell to execute arbitrary system commands as 'root'.

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Module Name



  • Karn Ganeshen <KarnGaneshen [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/admin/http/cnpilot_r_cmd_exec msf auxiliary(cnpilot_r_cmd_exec) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(cnpilot_r_cmd_exec) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(cnpilot_r_cmd_exec) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(cnpilot_r_cmd_exec) > run