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Exim "perl_startup" Privilege Escalation

This module exploits a Perl injection vulnerability in Exim < 4.86.2 given the presence of the "perl_startup" configuration parameter.

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Module Name

exploit/unix/local/exim_perl_startup

Authors

  • Dawid Golunski
  • wvu <wvu [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Exim < 4.86.2

Platforms

  • unix

Architectures

  • 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/unix/local/exim_perl_startup msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > exploit

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