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MediaWiki Thumb.php Remote Command Execution

MediaWiki 1.22.x before 1.22.2, 1.21.x before 1.21.5 and 1.19.x before 1.19.11, when DjVu or PDF file upload support is enabled, allows remote unauthenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters. If no target file is specified this module will attempt to log in with the provided credentials to upload a file (.DjVu) to use for exploitation.

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Module Name

exploit/multi/http/mediawiki_thumb

Authors

  • Netanel Rubin
  • Brandon Perry
  • Ben Harris
  • Ben Campbell <eat_meatballs [at] hotmail.co.uk>

References

Targets

  • Automatic PHP-CLI
  • Linux CMD
  • Windows CMD

Platforms

  • php
  • unix
  • windows

Architectures

  • php
  • cmd

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

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