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Solaris KCMS + TTDB Arbitrary File Read



This module targets a directory traversal vulnerability in the kcms_server component from the Kodak Color Management System. By utilizing the ToolTalk Database Server\'s TT_ISBUILD procedure, an attacker can bypass existing directory traversal validation and read arbitrary files. Vulnerable systems include Solaris 2.5 - 9 SPARC and x86. Both kcms_server and rpc.ttdbserverd must be running on the target host.


  • vlad902 <vlad902@gmail.com>
  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.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/sunrpc/solaris_kcms_readfile
msf auxiliary(solaris_kcms_readfile) > show actions
msf auxiliary(solaris_kcms_readfile) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(solaris_kcms_readfile) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(solaris_kcms_readfile) > run 

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