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SysAid Help Desk Administrator Account Creation



This module exploits a vulnerability in SysAid Help Desk that allows an unauthenticated user to create an administrator account. Note that this exploit will only work once. Any subsequent attempts will fail. On the other hand, the credentials must be verified manually. This module has been tested on SysAid 14.4 in Windows and Linux.


  • Pedro Ribeiro <pedrib@gmail.com>


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/sysaid_admin_acct
msf auxiliary(sysaid_admin_acct) > show actions
msf auxiliary(sysaid_admin_acct) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(sysaid_admin_acct) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(sysaid_admin_acct) > run 

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