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HP Intelligent Management BIMS DownloadServlet Directory Traversal

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HP Intelligent Management BIMS DownloadServlet Directory Traversal



This module exploits a lack of authentication and a directory traversal in HP Intelligent Management, specifically in the DownloadServlet from the BIMS component, in order to retrieve arbitrary files with SYSTEM privileges. This module has been tested successfully on HP Intelligent Management Center 5.1 E0202 with BIMS 5.1 E0201 over Windows 2003 SP2.


  • rgod <rgod@autistici.org>
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@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/hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal) > show actions
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal) > run 

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