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Dell OpenManage POST Request Heap Overflow (win32)

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Dell OpenManage POST Request Heap Overflow (win32)



This module exploits a heap overflow in the Dell OpenManage Web Server (omws32.exe), versions 3.2-3.7.1. The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the handling of POST requests, where the application input is set to an overly long file name. This module will crash the web server, however it is likely exploitable under certain conditions.


  • aushack <patrick@osisecurity.com.au>


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

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