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Redis File Upload



This module can be used to leverage functionality exposed by Redis to achieve somewhat arbitrary file upload to a file and directory to which the user account running the redis instance has access. It is not totally arbitrary because the exact contents of the file cannot be completely controlled given the nature of how Redis stores its database on disk.


  • Nixawk
  • Jon Hart <jon_hart@rapid7.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/redis/file_upload
msf auxiliary(file_upload) > show actions
msf auxiliary(file_upload) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(file_upload) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(file_upload) > run 

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