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Bitweaver overlay_type Directory Traversal



This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability found in Bitweaver. When handling the 'overlay_type' parameter, view_overlay.php fails to do any path checking/filtering, which can be abused to read any file outside the virtual directory.


  • David Aaron
  • Jonathan Claudius
  • sinn3r <sinn3r@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/scanner/http/bitweaver_overlay_type_traversal
msf auxiliary(bitweaver_overlay_type_traversal) > show actions
msf auxiliary(bitweaver_overlay_type_traversal) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(bitweaver_overlay_type_traversal) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(bitweaver_overlay_type_traversal) > run 

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