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Pimcore Gather Credentials via SQL Injection

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Pimcore Gather Credentials via SQL Injection



This module extracts the usernames and hashed passwords of all users of the Pimcore web service by exploiting a SQL injection vulnerability in Pimcore's REST API. Pimcore begins to create password hashes by concatenating a user's username, the name of the application, and the user's password in the format USERNAME:pimcore:PASSWORD. The resulting string is then used to generate an MD5 hash, and then that MD5 hash is used to create the final hash, which is generated using PHP's built-in password_hash function.


  • Thongchai Silpavarangkura
  • N. Rai-Ngoen
  • Shelby Pace


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

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