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PowerShellEmpire Arbitrary File Upload (Skywalker)

A vulnerability existed in the PowerShellEmpire server prior to commit f030cf62 which would allow an arbitrary file to be written to an attacker controlled location with the permissions of the Empire server. This exploit will write the payload to /tmp/ directory followed by a cron.d file to execute the payload.

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Module Name

exploit/linux/http/empire_skywalker

Authors

  • Spencer McIntyre
  • Erik Daguerre

References

Targets

  • Python
  • Linux x86
  • Linux x64

Platforms

  • linux
  • python

Architectures

  • python
  • x86
  • x64

Reliability

Development

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/empire_skywalker msf exploit(empire_skywalker) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(empire_skywalker) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(empire_skywalker) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(empire_skywalker) > exploit