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Kaltura Remote PHP Code Execution



This module exploits an Object Injection vulnerability in Kaltura. By exploiting this vulnerability, unauthenticated users can execute arbitrary code under the context of the web server user. Kaltura has a module named keditorservices that takes user input and then uses it as an unserialized function parameter. The constructed object is based on the SektionEins Zend code execution POP chain PoC, with a minor modification to ensure Kaltura processes it and the Zend_Log function's __destruct() method is called. Kaltura versions prior to 11.1.0-2 are affected by this issue. This module was tested against Kaltura 11.1.0 installed on CentOS 6.8.


  • Security-Assessment.com
  • Mehmet Ince <mehmet@mehmetince.net>






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

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