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Katello (Red Hat Satellite) users/update_roles Missing Authorization

This module exploits a missing authorization vulnerability in the "update_roles" action of "users" controller of Katello and Red Hat Satellite (Katello 1.5.0-14 and earlier) by changing the specified account to an administrator account.

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Module Name



  • Ramon de C Valle <rcvalle [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/katello_satellite_priv_esc msf auxiliary(katello_satellite_priv_esc) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(katello_satellite_priv_esc) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(katello_satellite_priv_esc) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(katello_satellite_priv_esc) > run