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Hashicorp Consul Remote Command Execution via Services API

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Hashicorp Consul Remote Command Execution via Services API



This module exploits Hashicorp Consul's services API to gain remote command execution on Consul nodes.


  • Bharadwaj Machiraju <bharadwaj.machiraju@gmail.com>
  • Francis Alexander <helofrancis@gmail.com >
  • Quentin Kaiser <kaiserquentin@gmail.com>
  • Matthew Lucas <mattglucas97@gmail.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/misc/consul_service_exec
msf exploit(consul_service_exec) > show targets
msf exploit(consul_service_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(consul_service_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(consul_service_exec) > exploit

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