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XBMC Web Server Directory Traversal

This module exploits a directory traversal bug in XBMC 11, up until the 2012-11-04 nightly build. The module can only be used to retrieve files.

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Module Name



  • sinn3r <sinn3r [at]>
  • Lucas "acidgen" Lundgren IOActive
  • Matt "hostess" Andreko <mandreko [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/gather/xbmc_traversal msf auxiliary(xbmc_traversal) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(xbmc_traversal) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(xbmc_traversal) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(xbmc_traversal) > run