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MobileIron Core Unauthenticated JNDI Injection RCE (via Log4Shell)

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MobileIron Core Unauthenticated JNDI Injection RCE (via Log4Shell)



MobileIron Core is affected by the Log4Shell vulnerability whereby a JNDI string sent to the server will cause it to connect to the attacker and deserialize a malicious Java object. This results in OS command execution in the context of the tomcat user. This module will start an LDAP server that the target will need to connect to.


  • Spencer McIntyre
  • RageLtMan <rageltman@sempervictus>
  • rwincey
  • jbaines-r7


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/mobileiron_core_log4shell
msf exploit(mobileiron_core_log4shell) > show targets
msf exploit(mobileiron_core_log4shell) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(mobileiron_core_log4shell) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(mobileiron_core_log4shell) > exploit

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