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GoAhead Web Server LD_PRELOAD Arbitrary Module Load

This module triggers an arbitrary shared library load vulnerability in GoAhead web server versions between 2.5 and that have the CGI module enabled.

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Module Name

exploit/linux/http/goahead_ldpreload

Authors

  • Daniel Hodson <daniel [at] elttam.com.au>
  • h00die
  • hdm <x [at] hdm.io>

References

Targets

  • Linux MIPSLE
  • Linux MIPS64
  • Linux MIPS64LE
  • Linux SPARC
  • Linux SPARC64
  • Linux s390x
  • Automatic (Reverse Shell)
  • Automatic (Bind Shell)
  • Automatic (Command)
  • Linux x86
  • Linux x86_64
  • Linux ARM (LE)
  • Linux ARM64
  • Linux MIPS

Platforms

  • linux
  • unix

Architectures

  • cmd
  • x86
  • x64
  • armle
  • aarch64
  • mips
  • mipsle
  • mips64
  • mips64le
  • sparc
  • sparc64
  • zarch

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