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DnaLIMS Directory Traversal

This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability found in dnaLIMS. Due to the way the viewAppletFsa.cgi script handles the 'secID' parameter, it is possible to read a file outside the www directory.

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Module Name



  • h00die <mike [at]>
  • flakey_biscuit <nicholas [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/scanner/http/dnalims_file_retrieve msf auxiliary(dnalims_file_retrieve) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(dnalims_file_retrieve) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(dnalims_file_retrieve) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(dnalims_file_retrieve) > run