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WSO2 Arbitrary File Upload to RCE

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WSO2 Arbitrary File Upload to RCE



This module abuses a vulnerability in certain WSO2 products that allow unrestricted file upload with resultant remote code execution. This affects WSO2 API Manager 2.2.0 and above through 4.0.0; WSO2 Identity Server 5.2.0 and above through 5.11.0; WSO2 Identity Server Analytics 5.4.0, 5.4.1, 5.5.0, and 5.6.0; WSO2 Identity Server as Key Manager 5.3.0 and above through 5.10.0; and WSO2 Enterprise Integrator 6.2.0 and above through 6.6.0.


  • Orange Tsai
  • hakivvi
  • wvu <wvu@metasploit.com>
  • Jack Heysel <jack_heysel@rapid7.com>


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/wso2_file_upload_rce
msf exploit(wso2_file_upload_rce) > show targets
msf exploit(wso2_file_upload_rce) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(wso2_file_upload_rce) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(wso2_file_upload_rce) > exploit

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